Treasures Gallery

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Treasures Gallery highlights the extraordinary holdings of the National Library of Australia. From maps and rare books to manuscripts, photographs, oil paintings and watercolours, this is where you will find many of the Library’s most unexpected and unique items. Be intrigued, surprised, challenged and amazed by the stories our treasures tell.

They include exquisite eighteenth-century watercolours of Australian plants by Ellis Rowan, a ‘Wanted’ poster and revolver associated with bushranger Ben Hall, and displays about the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games and the Spanish flu pandemic the early twentieth century.

The Treasures Gallery is free and opens every day, except on Christmas Day and Good Friday.


Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Free Entry

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