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“Beautiful building--see it if you have time”

Library of Congress
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Private Washington DC Deluxe City Tour
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Owner description: 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.
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
“Beautiful building--see it if you have time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2011

See this if you don't have very small chidren with you--it is absolutely gorgeous inside (the main library building) and has very interesting exhibits--a re-creation of Jefferson's library is one.

Visited November 2011
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“Don't MISS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2011

Can walk from Capitol to this and building is absolutely beautiful.
Fascinating place, don't miss.

Visited November 2011
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“History comes to life”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2011

We attended the Thomas Jefferson's Library tour.Very beautiful building and informative narrative from guide. Deserves more visitors--truly a gem

Visited November 2011
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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“Magnificent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2011

So the library of Congress has the complete library of Thomas Jefferson and they have reproduced the library itself and that is just one of the many treasures housed in this great building

Visited November 2011
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“I was expecting more....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

The building is great, but the experience that you are able to get is only partial. No access to the reading area. I left the building kind of disappointed.

Visited July 2011
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