The Library of Congress offers free guided public tours of the Thomas Jefferson Building year round, Monday through Saturday.
A one-hour walking tour of the historic Thomas Jefferson Building, highlighting its symbolic art and architecture and the work and history of the Library. Offered daily to pre-reserved groups Monday through Friday.
For Pre-Reserved Groups Only
This tour focuses on original documents that chart the course of the war as well as eyewitness accounts and personal recollections that place the war in a human perspective.
This program is the Library of Congress’ new field trip offering for student groups in grades four through six. Students and their teachers/chaperones work in teams to explore the Library’s historic Thomas Jefferson Building.
This tour takes a look at the Library’s Music Division—its history, the personalities who shaped its development, and the treasures in its collections.
This tour gives visitors a glimpse into Thomas Jefferson's life and explores his influence on the Library of Congress and the nation.
This tour examines indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Maya, Aztec, and Inca cultures and Europeans, and the changes caused by the meeting of the two worlds.