We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Supreme Court

Is this your business?
First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
+1 202-479-3211
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$156.00*
and up
Private Moonlight DC City Tour by Van
More Info
$156.00*
and up
Four Hour Private DC Highlight Tour by Van
More Info
$400.00*
and up
Customized Private Sightseeing Tour of DC
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
A Corinthian-style building where the final guardians of the Constitution deliberate.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“court room” (76 reviews)
“oral arguments” (36 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
First Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20003
National Mall
Write a ReviewReviews (1,135)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 967 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though it is now full of evil conservatives, this is still a dope building and a place of history.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are coming to DC to visit the sites, you must see the US Supreme Court. It is a beautiful site and in the very historic Capitol Hill area.

Thank Ms. Margaret G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Majestic architecture right opposite to Capitol Hill. Climb up the stairs is wonderful. Capture the beauty by clicking some pics on the steps.

Thank Sab139
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town from New Orleans with my family visiting Washington DC over Thanksgiving. We actually walked up to see the massive building and architecture not planning to visit. Warning don’t try walk up step beyond the police. The entrance or to the right...More

Thank Csat-NOLA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For enthusiasts who love history, legal issues, architecture, this place deserves all the attention it gets. Beautiful building. The day I visited, I stood in line hoping to hear a case but I got too cold and gave up and decided to just tour. The...More

Thank danielsmd1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My history-buff husband and son were beside themselves when we got to sit in the actual Supreme Court chamber to listen to a 25-minute-long lecture. Make sure you do this if you get the chance. Simply being in the room is being part of history.

Thank halfhis0range
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a touring see how the Supreme Court works, also you are invited into the chambers where the court is held

Thank bird383
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right across from the U.S. Capitol, there is the Supreme Court of the United States. It is made of marble with a very nice architecture and is also open to the public for visits. Make sure you check the calendar because some days it is...More

Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going visiting this building. Walking up the steps is fun. It's so massive and beautiful. Take a photo of you or your group or friends on the steps.

Thank ShGDhG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing spot. If you only walk around the grounds you will have been in proximity to serious history. If you wait in line to watch a case being argued, you will have had a remarkable experience that will stay with you for...More

Thank Marc N
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
west wing cafe
368 reviews
.39 miles away
Sweet Green
148 reviews
.34 miles away
Charlie Palmer Steak
452 reviews
.32 miles away
The Monocle
152 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Library of Congress
7,585 reviews
.16 miles away
U.S. Capitol
5,005 reviews
.11 miles away
United States Botanic Garden
2,298 reviews
.30 miles away
Capitol Hill
2,841 reviews
.02 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
ASixFamily
October 26, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
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
2
Votes
Ann D
September 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
2
Votes
Kristin N
August 28, 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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
2
Votes