Folger Shakespeare Library

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Folger Shakespeare Library
Description:Home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art, the Folger serves a wide audience of researchers, visitors, teachers, students, families, and theater- and concert-goers.

The Folger is a world-renowned research center on Shakespeare and on the early modern age in the West. Its conservation lab is a leading innovator in the preservation of rare materials. Its well-known public programs include plays, concerts, literary readings, family activities, and exhibitions, as well as numerous K-12 and college programs for students and teachers.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:201 East Capitol Street, SE
Address 2:
City:Washington
State/Province:DC
Zip Code:20003
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:Public: Open 10am to 5pm Monday through Saturday
Reading Room: 8:45am to 4:45pm Monday through Friday and 9am to noon and 1pm to 4:30pm Saturday

Closed all federal holidays
Admission:Free
Telephone:(202) 544-4600
Website:Visit Website
R E V I E W S
Doreen M, Co-op Member
What a hidden gem!!! We love this place. They offer free acting classes during the Summer. It's important to sign up early. The building itself is incredible!! Absolutely gorgeous, its like you are transplanted to Europe. We love it.
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