Library Of CongressCurrently Closed
- Address: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540, United States, Washington D. C.
- Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-2027075000
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Library, Landmark, Family And Kids
The Library of Congress is a building that hosts an amazing collection of at least 22,765,967 books as well as many other documents and important artefacts.
The interiors of the building are simply breathtakingly pretty. The lovely wooden desks make the old-worldly charm of the building even more vibrant than usual. They also often have exhibitions related to a wide variety of topics related to the resources of the library. Besides this, several literary events take place at the library very often. If you are looking for a cultural landmark, this will be the ideal addition to your itinerary.
- The place is not open for visitors on Sundays.
- Under the authority of current Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, the library set out on a system to make its unique gatherings all the more broadly accessible to general society on the Internet.
- The Library can be completely explored through the free guided tours that take place periodically during the day.
- The public can enter the building through the first street entrance.
- Independence Ave SE
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54.59% of people who visit Washington D. C. include Library Of Congress in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
74.34% of people start their Library Of Congress visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Library Of Congress
91.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Library Of Congress
That's so beautiful building to visit. It is an amazing place to see, especially because the building is really amazing. So many details you can see on the wall and selling. Also there are some exhibition about maps and culture. You can also see the very first impressed bible. It is supposed to be a fast tour.
I don’t even have words to describe this place. It is AMAZING. You can go by yourself or take the guided tour. I’m definitely going back to actual read and live the experience. God Bless America
If you haven’t been, you need to go. The building itself sends you back to time when European architecture, the arts, and education held sway over science and technology. It’s beautiful to see and makes you want to be back in college so you can just sit inside the reading room for a moment. The movie National Treasure put this landmark on the map again, and it doesn’t disappoint. Even the bathrooms are pretty! To see Thomas Jefferson’s library up close is definitely a highlight of my visit to DC.
This building is beyond verbal description... imagine you wanted to build a public building that would rival royal palaces around the world. That's this building. Go there. See it. Walk through it. I could spend months studying the relief carvings, alone. If you like architecture, beauty, art, extravagance, elegance, and/or history, please go.
This place is so beautiful! The building, the colors, everything is beautiful! If you're a bit of a library-nerd like me you should definitely go here and take a look. It's so impressive.