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Supreme Court

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Address: First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
Phone Number: +1 202-479-3211
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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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A Must Visit Awesome and Inspiring Breathless

Any American of any age and political disposition needs to make a visit to the Court. I consider this visit to be one of the most important experiences of my life.

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Philly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Any American of any age and political disposition needs to make a visit to the Court. I consider this visit to be one of the most important experiences of my life.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our last visit was years ago. There are many displays detailing the history of the building along with a very informative lecture that takes place in the court itself. Be aware that no photos are allowed in the court room. Be sure to find the spiral staircases.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see building. This is an architectonic jewel. We cannot go inside the main room because it was a lecture that day. A super beautiful place because of his historic importance

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Erath, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally, I think that the Supreme Court is a hidden gem of D.C. tours. I had been to D.C. twice and didn't even know that it could be toured. I waled straight up to the building and asked the guard outside if there were tours, and he politely pointed me in the right direction. There are many interesting exhibits in... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful building, some say the prettiest building in DC! Well worth the visit, magnificent details both interior and exterior. The lady who gave the verbal presentation inside the Supreme Courtroom was exceptional with an excellent balance of information and humour. There is also a short film presentation about the building which was also interesting and informative, this included the story... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While there, we attended a docent lecture of how the Supreme Court operates and found it very interesting.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in DC for work and extended my trip so my 13-year-old could tag along. First off, it's great to be here in the off-season. We were able to walk across the street after doing the US Capitol tour and were able to catch an excellent 30-minute docent lecture in the courtroom. There are a number of artifacts to and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went when the court was not in session, which meant there were numerous tours throughout the day rather than just one or two. The building is exquisite, commissioned by President / Chief Justice Taft in 1935. Built precisely for the function it carries out, the Supreme Court building is as serious as the duties it is burdened to carry... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on Wednesday to find where they have the most exclusive and important cases in the U.S. Good to see and security is tight.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book a tour in advance and go inside the court to learn about how it works and the daily life of the justices.

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