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, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Ranked #14 of 252 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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“Lunch on a saturday”
Despite being a busy restaurant Book Plate had us in and seated in less than 3 mins wait time. Good choice of food on the menu. Plenty of water available for the table.
This is a wonderful building such a great design and much bigger than I imagined. Lovely unusual stained glass windows adorn the entrance hall of the library. Wandered through the library rooms and...
“Not what I expected.”
I expected to see lots and lots of books (was secretly hoping I might be transported to Trinity Library in Dublin!!). Hardly any books - but the architecture and the two exhibitions were interesting.
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