Thomas Jefferson Building

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This is the building in which members of the public are received when they come to the Library of Congress, the world's largest library. The Jefferson Building Grand Hall is renowned for the beauty of its gilt ceilings and vaulted corridors. The treasures archived here include a precious illuminated manuscript of the Giant Bible of Mainz (mid-15C).

Useful information

Address:

101 Independence Avenue South East, 20540 Washington

Phone:

+1 202-707-5000

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 8.30am-4.30pm - guided tour every hr Mon-Fri 10.30am-3.30pm; Sat 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm

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