Your Go Washington DC pass includes

  • A 15-minute ride on the Capital Wheel
  • Views of Washington DC from above

Enjoy sweeping views over greater Washington DC with a gentle ride on the Capital Wheel. This 180-foot-tall observation deck rotates slowly to provide visibility across the city and allows you to relax within a luxurious gondola space.

Hours of Operation

Memorial Day-Labor Day
Daily, 10AM - 12AM
Winter Hours
Monday-Friday, 4PM - 10PM
Saturday and Sunday, 12PM - 10PM
Fall Hours
Sunday-Thursday, 11AM - 10PM
Friday and Saturday, 10AM - 11PM
*Hours are seasonal and subject to change.

Closings & Holidays

Open 365 days-a-year unless there is inclement weather. Please call or check The Capital Wheel's Facebook page for current updates.

Know before you go

Present your DC Pass at the ticket booth.

Children ages 3 and older require a pass or paid ticket for admission.

Capital Wheel Washington DC

Getting there

The Capital Wheel

US, MD, National Harbor, 20745, 114 American Way, National Harbor


114 American Way
National Harbor
National Harbor, MD 20745
United States