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Olmsted's Stunning Capitol Landscape

Olmsted's Stunning Capitol Landscape

Duration:1.5 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…

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Where you'll be

We'll be exploring the work of Frederick Law Olmsted in the surrounding area around the Capitol building.

Upcoming availability

Thu, Jul 25    From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
€28 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
Brandi, Sam, Steve, & Chuck
history walk
Olmsted's Stunning Capitol Landscape
14 reviews
€28 per person
14 reviews
€28 per person