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State Library Victoria

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Go on a journey of discovery at the historic State Library, one of Melbourne’s most magnificent 19th-century buildings. Dedicated to history and ideas, the Library is the perfect place to encounter Victoria’s rich heritage. Enjoy exhibitions, see Ned Kelly’s original armour and famed Jerilderie letter, play chess, admire stunning rare books and roam the Library’s inspiring spaces, taking in the soaring grandeur of our 100-year-old domed reading room. Free Wi-Fi available.

OPEN: 10am-9pm Monday – Thursday 10am-6pm Friday – Sunday.

GUIDED TOURS: Exhibition and event hours vary, check our website for details.

ADMISSION: FREE