National Library of Australia ** Closed **

National Library of Australia ** Closed **

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

** In line with ACT Government COVID-19 health directions, the National Library of Australia building will be closed until further notice. **

Welcome to the National Library of Australia – the home of Australian stories.

In line with ACT Government COVID-19 health directions, the National Library of Australia building will be closed until further notice.

While our building may be closed, your National Library remains open online. Visit us at nla.gov.au

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
  • National Library of Australia building
  • Viewing in the gallery
  • The National Library of Australia Bookshop
    The National Library of Australia Bookshop
  • National Library of Australia special collections reading room
    National Library of Australia special collections reading room
  • Viewing in the gallery

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 9am-5pm

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision.

Location

National Library of Australia ** Closed **

Parkes Place West, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Cafe

Carpark

Conference/Function Facilities

Family Friendly

Non Smoking Establishment

Parents Room

Restaurant

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 694 REVIEWS

Ranked #16 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Beautiful Building”

Reviewed on 30/06/2021

Such a beautiful building. Went in and felt a little lost, had to find a map too look around. Nice cafe but unfortunately the bookshop was closed.

Review by

Bbeecc131

“Always something on”

Reviewed on 16/06/2021

You don't have to visit the library justread the books, there is always an exhibition of some kind on near the entrance.

Review by

Andrew Q

“Great resource”

Reviewed on 18/05/2021

The staff at the Library in general and especially in Special Collections were impressive in their knowledge and assistance.

Review by

jfairser2018

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