State Library Victoria, Melbourne

4.7
Far more than just a place to read books, State Library Victoria provides both entertainment and a close look at one of Melbourne's architectural gems. Admire the heritage building's Neoclassical facade, giant dome, and manicured lawn before heading inside for a guided tour. You'll discover reading rooms featuring rich wood furnishings, galleries with sculptures and framed portraits, and halls with Romanesque columns reaching up to skylights. Play a game in the Chess Room or video games on one the latest consoles. Put State Library Victoria on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Melbourne trip planner.
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  • Beautiful building although apparently the best part of the building is being restored and will be open to the public mid December.  more »
  • Special exhibition - Velvet, Iron, Ashes - was very interesting, but the "machine" that was supposed to create an individual guide we found quite confusing so we just wandered around doing our own thi...  more »
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  • I received excellent advice from Jean Holland, Conservator, from the State Library of Victoria about my private book collection. I cannot rate Jean higher. Thank you so much Jean. Keep up the great work!
  • Free entry and a great place to study. The architecture is very intricate and beautiful. There are also paintings to look at. You can also get a guided tour of the library.
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