National Library of Australia
See the beautiful, the rare and the unexpected at the National Library of Australia on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy unparalleled access to Australia's documentary heritage including books, serials, maps, newspapers, music and ephemera.
Take in an exhibition, join a tour, browse the bookshop, or enjoy a bite to eat at the café and take in the lake-side views.
Search for online publications and unpublished material such as manuscripts, pictures and oral history.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING
Ranked #12 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2016
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 26 Sep 2016
The historic items on display in the treasures gallery, all carefully conserved and very well explained are much recommended. The gallery to the side houses changing exhibitions, this visit there...
Reviewed on 21 Sep 2016
Many treasures in here so worth a visit. There is usually a special exhibition, seldom crowded, as was the case this month -- ST Gill. A good cafe and shop.
Reviewed on 17 Sep 2016
As well as thousands of books there are two gallery spaces, one for temporary exhibitions and one with the Library's permanent collection of treasures which are amazing e.g. the actual log books of...
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