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Folger Shakespeare Library

3.9/5
11 Reviews
Closed Open on Sun,12:00am-5:00pm;Open on Mon-Sat,10:00am-5:00pm
Address: 201 E Capitol St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1094
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Phone: +1 202-544-4600

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This library is first of all large and spectacular. At the same time, many of the books in it are Shakespeare's works. Those who like Shakespeare and study his works can come here.

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  • AnneLovesVacation
    AnneLovesVacation
    Orlando
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    Not open to public!!

    Building is not open to the public. Right when you walk in you will be turned away. I didn’t see anything online that said it wasn’t open to public so that was disappointing.

    Reviewed on /Date(1583825695000+0800)/
  • hoferge
    hoferge
    Denver, Colorado
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    Interesting building and a fun production

    Visited in Jan 2020. It sounds like a large portion of the museum are being renovated so only one main room was open to tour. Still, it was interesting to learn about how it was built and see a select...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579868021000+0800)/
  • Kittygal
    Kittygal
    California, USA
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    A Favorite

    Tucked behind the Capitol is this excellent collection of all things Shakespeare. On this visit, I enjoyed a great production of "The Merry Wives of Windsor" in the small but faithful reproduction of ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579694203000+0800)/
  • NewOrleansfirstgal
    NewOrleansfirstgal
    Metairie, LA
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    Love this unique museum

    You don't have to love Shakespeare to appreciate this museum, but it helps. Although the building is beautiful and the main hall is exceptional architecture the reading room is the thing to go to see...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567912849000+0800)/
  • Prawet J
    Prawet J
    Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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    Great place to learn about Shakespeare

    I did not know what I will see and encounter because I am not litterated in Shakepears, so it was a good surprise and a good learning to see the exhibit of the Library exists. I also learn about how t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567230707000+0800)/

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