Groups are welcome to book tours of the Folger to learn more about history of the institution its inspirational founders with an informative discussion about Shakespeare and the English Renaissance. 

General tours take you through the Theatre, Great Hall, and Founders' Room, as available. Docents can tailor their talks to each group's interests and experience. More information about the early-modern period, the Elizabethan Garden, and the currently running Exhibition is available on request.

Private tours for groups of 15 or more may be scheduled for a base fee of $100. Additional fees apply for groups of over 25. Maximum group size for a tour is 50 people.

For more information or to book a group tour, please contact or call (202) 675-0395