'The changing face of Victoria' tour

Join a free guided tour to see highlights of the Changing face of Victoria exhibition in the Dome Galleries. Ned Kelly's armour is temporarily off display

Credit: Patrick Rodriguez
Date
18 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
23 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
24 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
26 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
27 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
28 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
29 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
30 April 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
01 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
02 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
03 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
04 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
05 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
06 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
07 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
08 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
09 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
10 May 2019, 2:00pm3:00pm
Cost
Free
Bookings
Bookings not required, except for groups. Tel 8664 7099 for more information. Meet next to Readings Bookshop in the Russell Street Welcome Zone at 2pm.
Location Meet next to Readings Bookshop
Russell Street Welcome Zone
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Ned Kelly armour

Please note: Ned Kelly's armour has been removed from The changing face of Victoria exhibition and is currently undergoing preparation for display in our new Victoria Gallery, which will open in late spring 2019.

About the tour

Join a free guided tour of the magnificent domed La Trobe Reading Room and see highlights of The changing face of Victoria exhibition. Discover the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria. Encounter explorers, gain insights into life on the goldfields, and explore life in Victoria in the 20th and 21st centuries from Bells Beach to Black Saturday.

New items and stories are added to this exhibition twice yearly, revealing different aspects of the Library's historic collection.

The Changing face of Victoria exhibition is on Level 5 of the Dome Galleries, overlooking the La Trobe Reading Room in the heart of the Library.

Meet next to Readings Bookshop in the Russell Street Welcome Zone.

Please note that tours will not be running run on the following public holidays;

  • Good Friday 19 April
  • Easter Saturday 20 April
  • Easter Sunday 21 April
  • Easter Monday 22 April
  • Anzac Day Thursday 25 April

If you'd like to borrow a portable audio loop unit before joining a guided tour or attending an event, ask your tour guide or staff in the Russell Street Welcome Zone for assistance.

Note: this tour is for the general public. For school tours, browse our range of programs for primary and secondary school groups, led by education professionals.