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Supreme Court

First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
+1 202-479-3211
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A Corinthian-style building where the final guardians of the Constitution deliberate.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oral arguments” (36 reviews)
“minute lecture” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
National Mall
+1 202-479-3211
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful building facade, but not disability friendly. I didn't bother to try because the entry is in tiers.

Thank tzefirah
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty sure you can go inside but I only saw from the outside. Great view and obviously an iconic part of the U.S.

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone should visit the Court. One of the pillars of democracy and a setting to go with its role. Arguements werent happening but the 30 minute lecture in the chambers was very informative. Numerous exhibits and interpretive displays

Thank Jrc4545
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Supreme Court building is regal and depicts the justice system. We attended the 39 minute lecture in the Court chambers describing the function of the Court, brief history of the building and q and A. The public areas have statues of past justices and...More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibit halls tell the story of the building itself, as well as the story of the court and many of the justices. There is a lot of information on how the building was designed with explanations of the symbolic elements. There are portraits of...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic stay made better by viewing the morning court arguments. Check in advance if you think they'll be cases heard that might be of particular interest to you. I real learning experience to view not only the building but understand the court system.

Thank VivaMexicoAguayAire
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take the tour and go to the gift shop where they have gifts to take home to remember your visit. Very beautiful building chock full of history. Highly recommended.

Thank carlok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s almost impossible to attend a big case’s argument, but it’s a wonderful government building to visit. Located east of the Capital, it’s a close walk on Capital Hill. Great picture taking and wonderful structure. If in DC, check it out. You might luck into...More

Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to do the tour if you want the full expierence. If it's not available when your visiting then the be sure to at least see the outside.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tours are available throughout the day whenever the court is not is session. The half hour "briefing" in the court itself helps understand the underpinnings of our system of laws and the role of the Supreme Court in that system. knowledgeable docents do a great...More

Thank Rob G
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27 October 2017|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, you never know how early to arrive. For the 3 minute line you can probably arrive between 7-8AM. If you want to hear an entire argument you must arrive by 6AM. Regarding your camera, etc. there are lockers for... More
Ann D
23 September 2016|
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Response from VanessaRoad | Reviewed this property |
We didn't do the tour but had the docent half hour 'lecture' about the supreme court. It was deadly boring but I think it depends on who is leading it We had amazing guided tours at the library of congress nation archives... More
Kristin N
29 August 2016|
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Response from KRAMA200 | Reviewed this property |
A Beautiful Building. NIce to look, appreciate and learn. Earmark One to Two Hours. Café will be open. No Advance Tickets required