Dome levels 4 and 5 will be closed to the public from Monday 13 May to Friday 24 May. Visit our refreshed World of the Book exhibition from Saturday 25 May.

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Take your experience to the next level
$85 / year

Cultural membership

Enrich your love of the arts with a Cultural membership at Australia’s oldest and most-visited public library.

Enjoy private tours, talks and exhibition previews, as well as early-bird access to upcoming events.

Take your experience to the next level and join now for a special price of $85.

Get the VIP treatment

Cultural members are the first to be invited to the most exclusive experiences on offer at the Library – from landmark exhibitions and hands-on workshops, to talks with Australia’s favourite authors. For less than a cup of coffee a week, you can gain access to the best of the Library, all year round.

Additional benefits tailor-made for Cultural members include:

  • Monthly member-only emails filled with exclusive content and special offers
  • Free 3-month digital subscription to The Saturday Paper
  • Membership tote bag and welcome pack
  • Discounted Wilson Parking at 222 Russell Street car park
  • Reciprocal rights at the National Library of Australia and State Library of New South Wales
  • Digital or physical State Library Victoria membership card
  • All the benefits of Access membership

Become a member today

Ready to join our Cultural member community? Join today and secure your invitation to the most exclusive experiences on offer.