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Supreme Court

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Neighbourhood: National Mall
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Address: First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
Phone Number:
+1 202-479-3211
Today
09:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A Corinthian-style building where the final guardians of the Constitution...

A Corinthian-style building where the final guardians of the Constitution deliberate.

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I didn't expect to be able to go in the room where the justices sit. It was totally worth the "courtroom lecture" (30mins, totally family friendly) to go in there. Torture not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't expect to be able to go in the room where the justices sit. It was totally worth the "courtroom lecture" (30mins, totally family friendly) to go in there. Torture not to take a picture! Will go back to hear oral arguments. Cafe downstairs was ok...nothing special.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately it is closed on the weekends and I didn't get to go inside but just being around the building and seeing the architecture was great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very excited tot visit the Supreme Court - it's a truly inspiring place. Gorgeous building, very informative exhibits and good tour guides.

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many great things to do stop at the Supreme Court. Across the street from Capital. Make sure you take the tour of the Court that is offered. Sitting in the Court room where so much history has been made is humbling. Beautiful architecture. Believe it or not cafeteria is good too!

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The court was not in session when I visited, but they keep this a very serious place to visit. The halls are done with educational exhibits and there are a few rooms you can go in and watch recorded productions on the history of both the building and the court. Very well done, informative and interesting. The cafe for lunch... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We kind of stumbled upon the Supreme court tour as an after thought, but we were very pleased to see these hallowed chambers. The marble work of the building is amazing and the history is ever present. We had the opportunity to walk into a lecture, but chose to walk around on our own and enjoyed peeking into the high... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here not knowing what to expect as we did not know if we could actually see the Supreme Court chamber. We were happy to have done so. We came in December and there were no lines. The security guards were friendly. We didn't know to go up the steps or around the sides. The entrances are around the... More 

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had walked by this here on our way to the Capital Building and decided to go in and see what it looks like inside. We managed to get a free tour of the building with a group of people. The tour was very informative and we enjoyed it very much. We loved being able to see where our nations... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit. Allow 1 hour to visit and a little longer if you want to take part in a tour. Great history lesson about the Supreme Court. Get a glimpse of the actual courtroom where history is made.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits are small but I particularly enjoyed the one on the history of law school. The lecture was good as well.

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