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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
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+1 202-479-3211
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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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Random tip: if you're going to spend a day visiting the government structures, the cafeteria here is great. Had a great day visiting the Supreme Court---the talk inside the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Random tip: if you're going to spend a day visiting the government structures, the cafeteria here is great. Had a great day visiting the Supreme Court---the talk inside the courtroom is a must--and we almost saw one of the justices. Learned a lot about US history/govt in a very digestible way.

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Diamond Bar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many folks take the time to visit the Supreme Court and if you can, do so. There is a guided tour and you will learn so much about this essential part of our checks and balances on the governmental system.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a lawyer, I wanted to see the Supreme Court on our trip to D.C. for the march. Unfortunately the Court was not in session while we were there but you can tour the building and even go into the courtroom for an interesting half hour talk. What surprised me was how much my daughter and husband loved seeing the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a gorgeous building and national icon. The interior was covered in marble which was reminiscent of our time in Italy. There's a good amount of Supreme Court history and artifacts throughout the building. The staff was friendly and the conditions were immaculate. A definite plus to fit in if you have a spare 30-60 minutes. You're even allowed... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the 30 minute talk in the courtroom. Very informative and worth the time. Walking up or down the front steps is quite an experience. Go there.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This space is architecturally grand. Marble floors, columns, inspiring statues, and historical documents. There is something amazing in every corridor and every room. The history of the United States is there. Knowing that so many important, sometimes life-changing decisions were made there is awe inspiring. I travelled with my 17yr old twins and they enjoyed this location and learning about... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Supreme Court primarily to attend one of the 30-minute lectures. There were few visitors on this cold day. The lecture was very informative and interesting and the guide made the "lecture" exciting and -- dare I say -- entertaining! In our small group, there were people of all ages including visitors from other countries. The architecture is... More 

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Indianapolis
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a few minutes to step into a building where decisions are made that affects us all. Not a whole lot to see but we were able to peek into the actual courtroom. Funny......but it seemed like it was overwhelmingly full of hot air! 😳

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting to see the Supreme Court chamber and learning about the traditions and procedures of the court brought the court life. The discussion of the murals was also contextually interesting. One of my favorite national government site tours.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed going by the supreme court on my recent visit to DC It is really very impressive looking A must see :)

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