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Dome to Catacombs Tour

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01 February 2023, 1:30pm2:30pm
03 February 2023, 1:30pm2:30pm
04 February 2023, 1:30pm2:30pm
05 February 2023, 10:15am11:15am
Bookings Bookings required
Location Meet in Hansen Hall
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Discover the secret spaces in Australia's oldest public Library with a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour.  

From the highest point of The Dome to the hidden areas below the Library, known as 'the catacombs'. Visitors will discover Library spaces usually closed to the public, including the Pendulum Staircase, Card Catalogue room and the Elephant Lift, which was used to transport stuffed elephants when the building was home to Melbourne Museum. 

Tour schedule

  • Wednesdays, 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Fridays, 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Saturdays, 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Sundays 10.15am-11.15pm

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