The U.S. National Archives

Washington, D.C.

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The U.S. National Archives

The U.S. National Archives is located close to the National Mall. The original copies of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are exhibited for the public in the main chamber of the building. When entering the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom - the main chamber - you can take a look at the most important documents of the United States of America. Flash photography is forbidden!

Do & See

Washington, D.C. is the capital of patriotic monuments and symbols of political power. Home to influential institutions including Congress and the White House, the city also boasts some of the best museums and art galleries in the world.