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Address: 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540
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Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it...

Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day.

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A cherished space to experience more than just works of literature. You can fee history around you by walking the halls of this timeless treasure.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A cherished space to experience more than just works of literature. You can fee history around you by walking the halls of this timeless treasure.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have just taken a tour in the Capitol building be sure to continue on to the tunnel that leads to the Library of Congress. You do not have to go through a second security screening and you can walk through the tunnel that connects the buildings. The interior of the building is breathtaking. It does not require a... More 

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Oswego, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a truly hidden treasure. Soo beautiful. Great history. Worth even a stop in. Don't miss this! I did too many times!

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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stopped by here on a Friday to kill some time before I toured the capitol. Without a doubt it was worth the trip. From the Guttenberg bible to the actual reading room itself, it was so beautiful. I would love for this to be my own library. I would highly recommend taking the free guided tour as the tour... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With all of the attractions in the DC area to see, it's easy to understand that the Library of Congress would be overlooked, or low on the list. I had lived in the area for 8 years and never set foot in here, even though it was on my list. We had the fortunate experience of getting back to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is so beautiful! The art, the Gutenberg Bible, everything. Truly breathtaking. This is one of my favorite places that we have visited. Truly a must-see.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm so glad I went in here on the suggestion of a friend. It's absolutely stunning. Must see the ornately decorated interior.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I didn't know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of this building. The exhibits were interesting too but was taken back by the beauty. Go for an hour - you will enjoy it.

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Wichita, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Library of Congress is actually housed in three separate buildings: the Jefferson Library, The Madison Library, and the Adams Library. The Jefferson Library is far and away the most beautiful and a must see stop for any complete trip to Washington D.C. The building itself is astoundingly beautiful - So. Much. Marble! It is a work of art to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely take the time to check out this incredible National treasure!!!!! The architecture is superb and the overlook to look into the main reading room is stunning. Take time to read the quotes above the windows and doors on the 2nd floor.

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