history walk

Olmsted's Stunning Capitol Landscape

Olmsted's Stunning Capitol Landscape

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I will be your point of contact and connecting you with knowledgeable and experienced tour guides. I work for the US Capitol Historical Society and help connect guests with experienced hosts to show them all that the Capitol grounds have to offer. My background is in History and Political Science, but the Capitol building and grounds are my true passion. Ever since I visited in 8th grade, I…
Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck
Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck
Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck
Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck

About US Capitol Historical Society

The United States Capitol Historical Society was organized in 1962 to study and interpret to the public the rich heritage of the Capitol building and the United States Congress. It is the only private non-profit educational organization dedicated solely to recording the history of the building and Congress, which serves as the instrument by which the American people govern themselves.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to US Capitol Historical Society. .

What we’ll do

Commissioned by Congress in 1874 to design the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, Frederick Law Olmsted created an innovative landscape, presenting the Capitol building to greatest visual effect while overcoming numerous design challenges. During this experience we will explore the history and design of the Capitol Grounds while learning about its intricate features. We'll be walking through the Capitol…

Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck
history walksocial impact
€28 per person
€28 per person