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Private Capitol Hill, Supreme Court and Library of Congress Tour provided by Babylon Tours Washington D.C.

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Private Capitol Hill, Supreme Court and Library of Congress Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Capitol South
    355 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA
    Meet outside of Capitol South metro station at 1st and C street  SE Capitol South Metro Station 
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  • 1
    Capitol Hill
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 3
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 4
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 5
    Babylon Tours Washington D.C.
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • You'll end at
    United States Capitol
    First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
Capitol South, 355 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
United States Capitol, First St SE, Washington, DC 20004, USA
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
  • Passes to the House of Representatives and or the Senate Provided by guide at the end of the tour.
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can’t be visited from the inside.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lissa a wrote a review Mar. 2020
1 contribution
we really enjoyed our tour of Capital Hill, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. Our tour guide, Tony, was wonderful. He was very informative and did a great job managing our time in order for us to see everything.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Annina wrote a review Feb. 2020
Hamburg, Germany2 contributions
I had a private tour with Amanda. It was very professional and informative. But also funny. The visited locations are an absolute must if you are in D.C.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Nolanjb wrote a review Jan. 2020
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
Richard was incredibly knowledgable, engaging and thorough. He was great for adults and kids alike. Brought the history to life!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Bert T wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
Fine tour with help for visiting House of Representatives thereafter. Nice!! Being in the active house was a nice addition
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Date of experience: November 2019
Ken S wrote a review Oct. 2019
Coral Springs, Florida6 contributions
My wife and I had been to a couple of places on this tour before - but with Richard's knowledge we learned something new everywhere we went! He was great - glad we chose this tour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Babylon Tours Washington D.C.
So glad we booked this tour!
We are so glad we booked this tour. Meghan was a wonderful guide who definitely provided us with so much history &
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Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary
We traveled specifically for the 50th anniversary and wanting to be someplace that was honoring this moment. You ca
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Rosa A
Excellent tour of sampling within NGA..learned so much from someone who obviously loves art. Will most definitely b
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Great way to see a lot in a short amount of time
My family of 4 (twin 9 year old boys) actually did a private lesson and it was wonderful. The museum is so large an
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moises m
Unforgettable DC
My wife and I did a road trip from Dallas, TX to Washington, DC on the 2020 Spring Break. This visit to Capitol Hil
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Great Time at the Museum
We had an excellent day exploring the Natural History Museum with our guide Tony. He was able to get us to what we
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Great tour
Donna took us on a tour and it was wonderful. We got the highlights of the museum and hit some points of things we
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Perfect day on Capitol Hill
We had an amazing tour with Donna — she was a fantastic guide and so knowledgeable!! She took us all around the Ca
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I recommend this tour and tour guide, Richard!
I feel very blessed. I booked the semi-private tour of the national archives and capital building. The tour is fo
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Great free tours
Took advantage of the hourly tours conducted by the docents. The docents were informative and cordial. I enjoyed le
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Andher V
excellent for the history. art gallery not my type really
the national history was awesome, leveled to the air an space. you feel you are at the night at museun movie
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Wonderful tour!
Brenda provided a fabulous and informative tour. She was extremely knowledgeable, nice, and willing to show us any
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Alec A
Private tour
Rebecca was excellent - very knowledgeable, gave good info without being too verbose and was very accommodating. S
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American history museum
Perfect. Good tourist guide. Excellent information and high quality diction. Very enthusiastic person
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Tour of Smithsonian Air and Space was superb!
Brenda had all the background and stories to make each exhibit come alive. She was a subject matter expert who enga
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