The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for “maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people.

Don’t miss seeing the Treasures Gallery and discover remarkable treasures from Australian history.
“From maps and rare books to manuscripts, photographs, oil paintings and watercolours, this is where you will find many of the Library’s most unexpected and unique items.”
Open daily 10am to 5pm. Free entry.

The National Library of Australia
Parkes Place Canberra ACT 2600
Ph 02 6262 1111


Open Monday to Thursday 10 am to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday* 10 am to 5 pm. Sunday 1.30 pm to 5 pm

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