Visitor hours for the Thomas Jefferson Building:
Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., last entry at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., last entry at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., last entry at 7:30 p.m.
Friday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., last entry at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., last entry at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday | CLOSED
The Library buildings are closed New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
While the Library is closed for research, the Thomas Jefferson Building is open for visitors on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Juneteenth National Independence Day, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.
A limited number of same-day passes are made available each open day at 9:00 a.m. EST. An individual can reserve up to (20) timed-entry passes for their visit.
Please note: your timed-entry pass gains you entry to the Library’s public spaces and exhibitions. If you are interested in research, please visit this page to learn more.
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