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Senate and House Office Buildings

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Address: Independence & Constitution Aves, Washington DC, DC 20515
Phone Number: +1 202-224-3121
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After visiting the Capitol, you must stop at both the Senate and Congress wings to see their chambers. Just like you see on CSPAN, you'll recognize it. Great to see where the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Capitol, you must stop at both the Senate and Congress wings to see their chambers. Just like you see on CSPAN, you'll recognize it. Great to see where the action takes place. You can sit in the gallery for a while, even when the Senate is not in session. Obviously, more interesting when they are in session...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard office buildings filled with your elected officials. Come meet them and experience a day in their shoes.

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we couldn't pre book tickets we were up early to ensure we got in. We were on the first tour of the day. Plenty of time to look around the hall area before our very knowledgeable guide took us on a fantastic tour. We moved easily from room to room. Had time to ask questions and take photo. Thoroughly... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Senate and House Office Buildings are located in two areas, the The House Chamber (also some meeting rooms) and the Senate Chambers (some meeting rooms) and offices of some senior members are located at the Capitol Building; Senate on the North side and House on the South side. The majority of members of the Senate and the House have offices... More 

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Fairfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Senators and Congressman have offices assigned, by seniority, in one of 2 office complexes (Rayburn and Longworth) across the street from the US Capitol Building. Call your Congressman and/or Senator to obtain their office location. Even when not in session, their office staff are fully engaged in daily duties, and are happy to assist you with gallery passes for the... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

After a visit to the US Capitol you should make a point of stopping to visit your Member of Congress and US Senator. You'll see how Washington works if you don't already live here. Enjoy!

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Buena Vista, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Went there for a 30 minute meeting with Micah Barbour, a very nice young man on Senator Warner's staff concerning the VA Health Care system. Micah was very attentive, took notes and I think a made a few points that he had not heard before. The building itself, the Russell Senate Office Building, was a little rough around the edges,... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Many officials running around these buildings. Lots of workers to support those officials. Seems like a lot of money being spent to support all these folks!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Interesting to see where and how our lawmakers do business. Amazingly old architecture and surroundings in the halls and offices.

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Little Rock, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a great place to visit when in D. C. The architecture is great and the history of the building is pretty magnificent. Take your kids. If they are in session, try to watch for a bit. It is interesting.

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