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Although the Supreme Court does not offer guided walking tours, visitors are encouraged to tour public portions of the building on a self-guided basis and take advantage of a variety of educational programs, including Courtroom Lectures and court-related Exhibitions. In addition to the Courtroom, portions of the first and ground floors are open to the public. Highlights include the John Marshall statue, portraits and busts of former Justices, and two self-supporting marble staircases. The Courtroom is located on the first floor.

A Cafeteria serving a variety of hot entrees, sandwiches, soups, salads, snacks, and beverages is open to the public from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday – Friday on the ground floor. Vending machines are also available on the ground floor. If you are bringing a group to visit, please call the Cafeteria manager at 202-479-3246 for information about arranging lunch.

A Gift Shop is located on the ground floor and is open from 9 a.m. until 4:25 p.m., Monday – Friday. The Gift Shop features extensive offerings of books and other instructive materials to enhance your understanding of the Court’s history. Other offerings include educational games, learning aids, and gift items associated with the law and the Supreme Court.

 

 


 

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