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Discover the Library's secrets
Inside and out, from our Palladian portico to our domed reading room, the State Library has a special place in the hearts of Victorians. See why our spaces continue to inspire, and gain insights into our 160-year history.
Hire our spaces
Our magnificent galleries are perfect venues for special events and functions.
Our magnificent spaces
Explore the Library's wonderful galleries, public areas and exhibition spaces.
Trace the history of the State Library's buildings and collections.
Our architectural history
Learn some quirky facts and figures about our architectural features.
Take our 360° interactive tour and explore our spectacular buildings at your own pace.