State Library of Victoria, Melbourne

4.7
Far more than just a place to read books, State Library of Victoria provides both entertainment and a close look at one of Melbourne's architectural gems. Admire the heritage building's Neoclassical facade, giant dome, and manicured lawn before heading inside for a guided tour. You'll discover reading rooms featuring rich wood furnishings, galleries with sculptures and framed portraits, and halls with Romanesque columns reaching up to skylights. Play a game in the Chess Room or video games on one the latest consoles. Put State Library of Victoria on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Melbourne trip planner.
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  • Visited on a Sunday. Have never seen so many studying in a library on a Sunday before!!! Absolutely beautiful setting. Brilliant that publici is allowed to wander so freely. Very well presented displa...  more »
  • Beautiful library that gets really busy with tourists and students. Good place to visit but not for a quiet read.  more »
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  • What a beautiful place to spend some time. Very restful especially when sitting at the very bottom looking up and around. Well worth a stop to just marvel at the architecture and surroundings.
  • Love it. Just love it. Take my pot plant (Lucas) with me every Wednesday for a nice relaxing read of my favourite (Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) Just LOVE it. I absolutely love it :)

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