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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.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
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

The building was closed when we visited on a Saturday, so we could only see it from the outside. It was still a good stop, as the building is very majestic and the architecture is amazing.

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Supreme Court is a truly important building for the USA. Deciding on the most important cases, deciding on the most important diputes of the USA. There's a short film explaining how the court operates given by Justices past and present. You also get an...More

Thank DaveHen
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a very nice History an real life experience , enjoyed this so much !! Encourage people to visit here.

Thank Theresa M H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you can it is a wonderful experience to visit. I was on a guided tour that was pre-arranged. The outside expanse is spectacular and the architecture is magnificent. You can wander through various areas and there are displays and paintings with very informative explanations....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the supreme court building just to say we had been there and take in the architecture. When we was there we discovered that they was going to have a lecture in the courtroom to learn more about the place. The lecture was...More

Thank RandyHodge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't get the opportunity to go inside but it's still a must see from the outside. You truly do not understand the scale of it until you're in person. So much of how our lives are today came from decisions made from this court...More

Thank amstrickland
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are pressed for time and are near Capitol Hill, this is a good place to stop in at. If the court is not hearing arguments, security lines are usually short and quick. You can also see inside the chamber. A lot of interesting...More

Thank Hotty_Toddy_TN
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a not to miss experience in our Nation's Capital. The history, the setting, the thrill of being in such a significant place combine to inspire and reflect on what makes America great.

Thank DavidWashingtonDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the neighborhood (i.e. at the Capitol) it is perfect to then stop here for a quick view. Now, if you are into the supreme court you will want to spend a bit more time as there is plenty to see. If...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only do you get to see unique architecture, but you're walking around in a building with a history of landmark decisions that have shaped American history! For the best experience, look ahead of time and try to sit in on a case. Being there,...More

Thank amsan07
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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
Jill P
13 April 2016|
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Response from DCgirl42 | Reviewed this property |
The line forms in the front plaza and it's very obvious where it is. And I although they generally start taking people at 9:30-10:00, I would plan to arrive to get your space in line much sooner. Space is very limited and... More