The great room was amazing. My favorite exhibit was Thomas Jefferson's library, housed inside a sealed container. Possibly my favorite thing on our week long visit.
Not to be missed this is by far perhaps our nation's most beautiful public building! The only complaint was trying to hear the tour guide...he kept turning in a direction opposite of where the group was standing and there were a lot of other people in the building, so we could not hear him at all times. But, it was... More
i love books so i LUH-HUV the library of congress. in fact, i do the free hour tour each time i visit DC because the docents cover different facets of the building. there in an invaluable collection of both old and new books. the building is gorgeous and the thomas jefferson library is much to behold!
This may have been our favorite place that we visited in DC. Highly recommend the guided tour. Beautiful place, though we only saw two books ;-) Would highly recommend as a must-do!
Want to see beautiful frescoes, mosaic ceilings and large murals, \tiled floors rivaling renaiissance artisans, and take pride in the first public building to be built with electrical wiring throughout? This is it! Its free, easily accessible adjacent to the Capital building, and the staff welcomes everyone who enters. In addition, you will learn of the vast task of the... More
Docents, pictures, virtual tours and many more. Perfect memories to have. This place is a definitely must go between the Capitol and Mall to Smithsonian's. Don't forget a visitor's passport, which you can take at the front desk.
This is a building in Washington that we had never visited, but had heard it was a must. We scheduled a tour through our congress person and we're SO glad we. It is absolutely one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited - anywhere! The craftsmanship and artistry is superb. We simply do not have people with these... More
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