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History of the Library Tour

24 September 2022, 10:15am11:15am
25 September 2022, 11:30am12:30pm
27 September 2022, 2:00pm3:00pm
28 September 2022, 11:15am12:15pm
29 September 2022, 1:30pm2:30pm
30 September 2022, 10:15am11:15am
BookingsBookings required
Location Meet in Hansen Hall
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Discover the fascinating history of State Library Victoria and explore some of the many iconic spaces with a one-hour tour hosted by our friendly and passionate volunteers.

Tour schedule

  • Tuesdays, 2pm-3pm
  • Wednesdays, 11.15am-12.15pm
  • Thursdays, 1.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Fridays, 10.15am-11.15am
  • Saturdays, 10.15am-11.15am
  • Sundays 11.30am-12.30pm

The spaces you’ll visit include:

  • Our magnificent heritage reading rooms (La Trobe Reading Room and Redmond Barry Reading Room) where visitors can browse collections of books, magazines and music
  • Our renowned galleries and The Ian Potter Queens Hall
  • The new display of Ned Kelly’s armour, alongside his colourfully worded Jerilderie letter.

Each tour can facilitate 10 people, and bookings are essential.

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