Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC

4.4
Folger Shakespeare Library is the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, the ultimate resource for exploring Shakespeare and his world. The Folger welcomes millions of visitors online and in person. We provide unparalleled access to a huge array of resources, from original sources to modern interpretations. With the Folger, you can experience the power of performance, the wonder of exhibitions, and the excitement of pathbreaking research. We offer the opportunity to see and even work with early modern sources, driving discovery and transforming education for students of all ages. Shakespeare belongs to you. His world is vast. Come explore. Join us online, on the road, or in Washington, DC. Learn more at www.folger.edu
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  • You don't have to love Shakespeare to appreciate this museum, but it helps. Although the building is beautiful and the main hall is exceptional architecture the reading room is the thing to go to see....  more »
  • I did not know what I will see and encounter because I am not litterated in Shakepears, so it was a good surprise and a good learning to see the exhibit of the Library exists. I also learn about how t...  more »
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  • What an unexpected treat. Tour was so informative and engaging. Both my 12 and 20 year old were captivated learning how Shakespeare has impacted the English language and theater. A real gem.
  • I had a chance to visit this library. Most of the collection is viewed by arrangement prior to visiting. For legitimate research purposes, volumes are available for personal viewing. A visit to the ‘mini-Globe stage’ enabled us to sit in as initial rehearsals for one of the Henry plays ( I forget which one) were underway. Views of the main library showed how sponge rubber or foam wedges kept researches from damaging binding during viewing. I can’t wait to get back to inspect this collection
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