Folger Shakespeare Library

Library, Theater, and Museum
201 E Capitol St SE (at 2nd St SE), Washington, D.C. 20003, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 8:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
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    Robert P.
    Globe Theater replica(2 Tips)
    M Squared Real Estate
    The small museum has a replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and an...(2 Tips)
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  • Robert P.

    You need to check out the Globe Theater replica if you're a Shakespeare fan!

    Robert Packard · September 26, 2014
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  • Angie H.

    Bar finally takes credit cards. Hope you like wine and cookies.

    Angie Harmon · September 6, 2014
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  • Ariel A.

    A great stop for anyone interested in literature.

    Ariel Aubrey · July 3, 2013
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    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

    ThePurplePassport.com · June 27, 2013
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  • 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

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 12, 2012
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  • M Squared Real Estate

    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.

    M Squared Real Estate · August 20, 2011
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  • 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.

    DC Preservation League · August 4, 2011
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  • 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

    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · August 2, 2011
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  • Mariana C.

    simply great!

    Mariana C · May 23, 2011
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  • Mariana C.

    Wonderful place! =)

    Mariana C · May 23, 2011
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  • Sherrie B.

    Check out Hamlet. Modern version, but very good.

    Sherrie Bakshi · May 17, 2010
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  • Emma K.

    Mmmm... Shakespeare... Read more

    Emma Klemt · April 28, 2010
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