Audio tours are the perfect way for visitors to experience Folger Shakespeare Library, if you can't join us for a docent-led tour or one of the special member tours with the curatorial staff.
Tours currently available
Technologies of Writing in the Age of Print
Cell phone tour
Curators and Folger staff share insights on the exhibition and eight special items as well as the First Folio and Public Programs.
Call 408 794 0833
and follow the prompts
1# Welcome form the Folger Director
2# Beyond the Labels
3# The Humble Pencil vs. the Messy Quill
4# With Pen in Hand:
The Exquisite Calligraphy of Esther Inglis
5# Book, Manuscript, Work of Art:
The Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608
6# Renaissance Palm PIlots
7# Renaissance Shorthand:
"old and cranky but beautiful instrument"
8# Now You See it, Now You Don't:
Cipher Letters, Casement Letters, and Invisible Ink
9# Seeing Double:
Renaissance Duplication Techniques
10# Shakespeare's First Folio
11# What's On at the Folger
Free; the only cost is your cell phone minutes.