Folger Shakespeare Library

201 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC








The Folger Shakespeare Library is home to the largest Shakespeare collection in the world and their collections include 260,000 printed books and 60,000 manuscripts. The collection’s standouts are the 82 First Folios of 1623 that the Folger has acquired. The Folger Library has a spectacular reading room, that can be seen through advanced reservations, as well its beautiful Elizabethan theater, where visitors can enjoy performances, lectures, and concerts.


Hours: Monday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm
Admission: Free



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Updated January 24, 2019

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