Ned Kelly tour

bookings required

Ned Kelly's armour is one of the most iconic, and popular, items in the Library's collection
23 January 2019, 1:00pm
30 January 2019, 1:00pm
02 February 2019, 1:00pm
06 February 2019, 1:00pm
09 February 2019, 1:00pm
Location Meet next to Readings Bookshop
Russell Street Welcome Zone
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Ned Kelly armour

Please note: Ned Kelly's armour will be removed from The changing face of Victoria exhibition on 11 February 2019 to undergo preparation for display in our new Victoria Gallery, which will open in late May 2019.

About the tour

Ned Kelly has split public opinion for over a century. Hero or criminal? Decide for yourself as you spot the holes in Kelly's armour, read his passionate Jerilderie letter and sift through eyewitness photographs from the siege of Glenrowan on this tour in The changing face of Victoria exhibition.

Tours run every Wednesday and Saturday, except public holidays and exhibition changeover.

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.