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 (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.
Washington, DC 20540 Directions and arrival