Exhibition Galleries and Bookshop: 10am - 5pm daily; Check their website for reading room × Bookplate Cafe: Weekdays from 7.30am, Weekends from 9am; Library closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
National Library of Australia
Parkes Place West, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Non Smoking Establishment
Ranked #25 of 401 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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“Large open spaces”
The building is a wonderful modern classic style with displays that bring back memories of your childhood years.A nice restaurant style cafe with a good selection of food and drinks..
“Stunning building, a 60's time capsule”
Walter Bunning design incorporates elements of the Parthenon. On entering you pass under the Tom Bass beaten copper sculpture. It's massive and weighs over 3 ton with fantastic shapes.
Magnificent View of NLA on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin from Commonwealth Bridge enroute to its location in Parkes is forever memorable sight thats likened to Parthenon on Acropolis in Greece by...
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