Tours are not being offered during our building renovation.

Tours of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s national landmark building are not available during our multi-year building renovation beginning in 2020.

Video Tour

This video explores the Folger's three most distinctive indoor spaces: the Great Hall, the historic reading room, and the Elizabethan Theatre. Learn more about our building and grounds

Tours of the Elizabethan Garden

The Folger Elizabethan Garden features plants and design inspired by Shakespeare’s plays, as well as statues by Greg Wyatt. About the Garden

Garden tours are currently unavailable, but visitors returning to the Folger after the upcoming building renovation project is completed will find expanded green spaces on the east and west sides of the building, including a revitalized Elizabethan Garden. See Landscaping Designs