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Library of Congress – Thomas Jefferson Building

Until the Thomas Jefferson Building opened in 1897, the Library of Congress (LOC) was housed in the U.S. Capitol's west center building. When it opened in 1897, the new library was considered the most beautiful, educational and interesting building in Washington.

Full details on the Thomas Jefferson Building and other LOC destinations are at aoc.gov/library-congress.

Location information: 
Thomas Jefferson Building
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington , DC
United States
38° 53' 19.2912" N, 77° 0' 16.956" W
District Of Columbia US
Location type: 
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