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The Library of Congress is spectacular on so many levels it is a definite "must see" when you visit DC. It consists of 3 connected buildings with the Jefferson Building the largest and with the most to see, including the spectacular original reading room. The...More
We did this tour the same day as the Capitol because we could walk through the tunnel without going through security again. The great hall is magnificent, as is all of the Italian Renaissance style of this building. The Gutenberg Bible which was produced in...More
Which did we love more Library of Congress of National Archives? Hard to say, but this is a MUST SEE! Schedule your arrival so you can take the free guided tour. The average tourist will miss the historical significance and artistic features of the library....More
If you like to visit libraries this is an absolute must do! Talk about history, architecture and wonderful exhibits. I planned a short amount of time and ended up staying a couple hours. So many things to do, so many things to see, it's definitely...More
Another beautiful building! If you go to the Capital Building first you can do that tour and then walk through a tunnel that takes you right to the Library of Congress where you can then bypass security (since you were already checked before going into...More
This building is incredible. It took our breath away when we went in. It holds 155 Million items, adding 11,000 daily.There are tours Monday through Friday every hour on the half hour (only from certain times like 10:30 until 3:30). They are a first come...More
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I agree, 90 minutes to 2 hours is a good time frame to put aside, that would give you enough time to either tour on your own or take a guided tour, plus have time to look around on your own if you do decide to do the tour... More
I agree, 90 minutes to 2 hours is a good time frame to put aside, that would give you enough time to either tour on your own or take a guided tour, plus have time to look around on your own if you do decide to do the tour option and also take a few minutes to check out the gift shop as well.