Welcome

From school assignments to serious research, family activities to family history – we can help you discover your story.

Explore our world-class collections and fabulous exhibitions, or start a new chapter with our stimulating talks, discussions and special events. Onsite or online – there is always something new to discover.

Opening hours

Library Mon–Thurs 10am–9pm, Fri–Sun 10am–6pm
Galleries daily 10am–5pm (Keith Murdoch Gallery till 9pm Thurs)

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Our latest stories

The State Library is the keeper of Victoria's history – and home to millions of stories. Get to know the treasures and curiosities from our incredible collection, and hear tales from our community and from inside the Library.