State Library of South Australia, Adelaide

4.5
#3 of 18 in Museums in Adelaide
Visit the largest public reference library in South Australia at State Library of South Australia. If you are looking for information on South Australia or research materials, this is the place to go. Read about the region’s development in glass-domed chambers lit with natural light. Dive into a sea of information in print, digital, and video format. The library also serves an interactive center for children, offering board games and toys. The building is impressive from the outside too: French Renaissance in style, it shows off elaborate Sydney masonry. Before you head to Adelaide, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Adelaide trip planning app , to make sure you see all that Adelaide has to offer, including State Library of South Australia.
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  • We took a free one hour guided tour which gave us a flavour of the place and set it in its historical context vis a vis the original aboriginal settlers. The buildings are a mixture of old and new. Th...  more »
  • I usually do my research online but was attending a writing workshop in the Jervois room in the Mortlock Wing. The workshop included a session on using the research facilities at the State Library and...  more »
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  • Volunteer staff are nice and helpful. The local and family history section holds a lot of information not available anywhere else, biggest selection of books in the state. Cafe is expensive.
  • beautiful old buildings and new places. Highly recommend this for all ages.

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