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VISITOR HOURS

The Thomas Jefferson Building is open to visitors with free timed-entry passes every Tuesday through Saturday. Visitor hours are listed below:

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. – 8:30 p.m., last entry at 8 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.

Closed Sundays, Mondays, Thanksgiving, & Christmas

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 (10) 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION FOR

LOCATION

Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540 Directions and arrival
Visitor Information
Our Visitor Engagement Office team is here to help you plan your visit. Please contact us at (202) 707-9779 or veo@loc.gov with your questions.

ACCESSIBILITY

Library of Congress buildings are fully accessible. Please indicate any ADA related needs at least five days in advance of your visit by contacting ADA@loc.gov or (202) 707-6362.