How the House Works Exhibition

  • Cannon House Office Building, Basement Rotunda
  • 2019–present

In the fall of 2019, the How the House Works exhibition opened in the Cannon House Office Building Basement Rotunda. Historic artifacts and documents illuminate the surprisingly diverse work that keeps the House of Representatives running.

Explore this Digital Exhibition

This digital exhibition connects artifacts and images from the physical exhibition with oral histories, blogs, and other in-depth research on the History, Art, and Archives website.

Visit the Exhibition

The Cannon House Office Building is open to the public Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 7:00 p.m. when the House is in session, and 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when the House is in recess.

For further inquiries, contact the Office of Art and Archives at or 202-226-1300. Download the app for your exhibition visit or tour.

Cannon Building Floor Plans/tiles/non-collection/A/About_Cannonfloorplan_2002_045_000-1.xml Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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