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Special exhibits on the history of the U.S. Capitol and important events, and other educational features will appear in this section. Check this section frequently to enhance your learning experience.

Congressional Baseball Game
A historical overview and artifacts of the Congressional Baseball Game.

Electoral College
A historical overview and fact sheet about the Electoral College and the electoral process.
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A History of Foreign Leaders and Dignitaries Who Have Addressed the U.S. Congress:
Facts and FAQ's about addresses made by foreign dignitaries to joint sessions of Congress, including a list of joint meetings, sessions, and inaugurations. [HTML | PDF]

Funerals
A historical overview and fact sheet about funerals in the House Chamber from 1820 to 1940. [HTML]

State of the Union Address
A historical overview and fact sheet about the State of the Union address. [HTML | PDF]

Individuals Lain in State or in Honor
Those who have lain in state or in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

The Catafalque
Learn about the ceremonial framework on which a coffin rests in state.

The Members' Dining Room
View the history and artifacts of The Members' Dining Room located within the U.S. House of Representatives.

House Member Public Service
House Members Who Became President or Presidential Candidates
House Members Who Became Members of the Supreme Court

 


Splendid Hall Exhibit
  (Splendid Hall Icon and Link) Splendid Hall
Take a virtual tour of Splendid Hall and discover the architectural treasures and historical artifacts of the Old House Chamber.


 

Kids in the House
  (Kids in the House) Kids in the House
Learn about the Clerk, the Capitol, and Congress.


 

Visiting the Capitol
  (Visiting the Capitol Icon and Link)Visit the Capitol
Tour information and maps of the Capitol complex.


 

   

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