Thomas Jefferson Building
101 Independence Avenue South East, Washington 20540 Driving directions
The Green Guide

Useful information

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


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).


  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

Where to eatnearby

  • From$60
    MICHELIN 2022
    187 m - 223 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington 20003
  • From$50
    Joselito Casa de Comidas
    MICHELIN 2022
    761 m - 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington 20003
  • From $25 to $60
    MICHELIN 2022
    1.04 Km - 523 8th St. SE, Washington 20003

The Green Guide

Buy on