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Folger Shakespeare Library

Library, Theater, and Museum
Capitol Hill, Washington
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    "Globe Theatre"(2 Tips)
    Robert P.
    "Globe Theater replica"(2 Tips)
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  • Connor
    ConnorMarch 14
    I am not a huge Shakespeare buff and I still had fun here. Lots and lots of priceless history here. Definitely come if you are an writing or history buff.
  • Robert P.
    Robert PackardSeptember 26, 2014
    You need to check out the Globe Theater replica if you're a Shakespeare fan!
  • Angie H.
    Angie HarmonSeptember 6, 2014
    Bar finally takes credit cards. Hope you like wine and cookies.
  • Ariel A.
    Ariel AubreyJuly 3, 2013
    A great stop for anyone interested in literature.
    We love the thoughtful touches that transport us to Shakespearean times, such as the quotes (handpicked by Henry Folger himself) scattered throughout the building’s interior and exterior.. Read more
    Upvoted Jul 4
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    The Folger Shakespeare Library owns 79 of 240 first editions of the collected works of Shakespeare that are known to exist including the only known copy of Titus Andronicus. -- Green Guide Editor
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • M Squared Real Estate
    M Squared Real EstateAugust 20, 2011
    The small museum has a replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and an Elizabethan garden in the back, and is nice to visit combined with a performance.
  • DC Preservation League
    Exceptional modern classical structure housing the world'st largest collection of Shakespearana. Buit in 1929-32, with Paul Cret as lead architect and Alexander B. Trowbridge as consulting architect.
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Home of the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's works, Folger Shakespeare Library hosts an open house for kids each April on Shakespeare's birthday! -- Green Guide Editor
  • Mariana C.
    Mariana CMay 23, 2011
    simply great!
  • Mariana C.
    Mariana CMay 23, 2011
    Wonderful place! =)
  • Sherrie B.
    Sherrie BakshiMay 17, 2010
    Check out Hamlet. Modern version, but very good.
  • Emma K.
    Emma KlemtApril 28, 2010
    Mmmm... Shakespeare... Read more
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