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 220 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
© TripAdvisor 2016
“Quick Library visit”
We only had a short time to visit but enjoyed one of the library exhibitions and sat in the reading room to warm up, reading the great range of magazines and journals.
“More than a library”
An old marble based facade with tall columns, the inside is totally revamped into a modern library. Good individual seats inside with view of the outside lake. There is also an area for seasonal...
“Lots to see here”
Another Canberra icon building overlooking Lake Burley Griffin. There is a lot to see here, and exhibitions usually for free. There are permanent displays which are very interesting also. It is a...
Your home away from home
Choosing somewhere to stay is easy. With so many options available, you’re bound to find the perfect place in the perfect spot.
There’s always something on in Canberra. Find nearby festivals, exhibitions, performances, markets and more.
2017 Seymour Biography Lecture: Raimond Gaita - Truth. Truthfulness. Self. Voice
12 Sep 2017
Whether you’re after family-friendly restaurants, cosy local cafes or fine dining, there’s something nearby to suit you.