Guided Tours of the National Library of Australia

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

28 Mar 2017 to 1 Jun 2019

Visiting the National Library of Australia? Take a tour and see a side of the Library most visitors never experience.

Whether this is your first visit or the next of many, you can learn more about the Library and its exhibitions by joining a free guided tour. Tours are offered by trained Volunteer Guides who have a passion for sharing their knowledge of the Library and its collections. Your Guide will welcome the opportunity to introduce you to the National Library, its collections and the stories of Australia.

Treasures Gallery – Daily at 11.30am
Take a tour and come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

Behind The Scenes – Thursdays at 2pm
Take a tour to visit enormous stacks where the books are stored and learn about strange curiosities in the Library’s collection that have been acquired over more than a century of collecting.

Discover your National Library – Saturdays at 2pm
Join a Library guide for a journey around the building and discover the stories in the Reading Rooms and public spaces.


Cafe Carpark Disabled access available Family Friendly Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet Shop Wheelchair access


Free Entry

Event Times

28 Mar 2017 to 1 Jun 2019

Weekly Event


National Library of Australia

Parkes Place West, Parkes, 2600

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