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On the eve of our country adding another Supreme Court Judge, it could not have been a better time to enjoy and hour and 1/2 lecture sitting in the Supreme Court. Everyone should take this educational trip.
A fantastic structure where so many important things happen inside. We found the video very informative and appreciated being given more of an understanding of exactly what the supreme court does. Very impressive.
The building and the exhibits are interesting and informative. The only recommendation would be the make sure you plan a head and see if you can get the tour that takes you into the courtroom if you don't get lucky enough to see a case.
We did a self walking tour through this building as Court was not in session. We were able to get a glimpse of the official chambers and we could walk around a bit. An impressive side light was to see the amazing spiral staircases that...More
We started this tour with the movie. We had a little time before the next tour of the courtroom, so walked around looking at information and even had a quick bite at the cafe. The history of the building was very interesting. You should walk...More
Being able to see the highest court in the land was pretty impressive. The tour was OK as our tour guide didn't exactly speak too loudly. Otherwise, it was very quiet, as the court was not in session. Not too much to see, but I...More
Do yourself a favor and make sure you stop here when in DC. It's very impressive. The inside is bigger than expected and it is more opulent than the other attractions in the area (and that is saying something). We were all pleasantly surprised by...More
When we were there towards the end of August they had the chamber closed for cleaning - which was disappointing. But we watched the movie which provided an overview of the court - and was presented by the court justices. We went up to see...More
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
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 you to put your material in.
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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
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 and Capitol Hill
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