Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library and Elizabethan Theatre, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC

Folger Shakespeare Library and Elizabethan Theatre, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC. Notice the United States Capitol in the Background.

The Folger Shakespeare Library has the largest collection of Shakespeare materials in the world. In addition the building houses the Elizabethan Theatre with regularly scheduled performances of Shakespeare’s plays and other works.

The Folger is near the United States Capitol, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. The Capitol is visible on the right in the photograph above.

Click Bas Relief Marble Sculptures to see the StationStart.com entry about the sculpted scenes from nine of William Shakespeare’s plays that line the front of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Click Puck Sculpture to see the StationStart.com entry about the sculpture on the west lawn of the Folger Shakespeare Library of the character from William Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The Folger Shakespeare Library is located at 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Elizabethan Theatre.

Closest Metro Station: The Capital South Metro Station on the Blue and Orange Lines is nearest to the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Lost Symbol by Dan Brown: The Folger Shakespeare Library is mentioned in chapter 73.


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