Library of Congress

Washington DC Travel Guide and City Tour

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world.  It is home to over 145,000 books and is the organization responsible for assigning books the identifiers that are used in libraries around the world.

A free one-hour walking tour of the historic Thomas Jefferson Building is offered from Monday through Friday.  It highlights art, architecture as well as library contents.

Library of Congress in Washington DC
Library of Congress, Washington DC

The Library of Congress is located near the US Capital on the south side of Independence Avenue in Washington DC.

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