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State Library Of Queensland

Stanley Street | P.O. Box 3488, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
61 7 3840 7666
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Brisbane City Tour and River Cruise from the Gold...
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Ranked #5 of 130 Attractions in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Free use on internet is great but really nice part is small but well curated exhibit space on the upper floor. Beautiful open space too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Such a creatively built place,and the staff though pressed are extremely helpful and go out of their way to ensure a memorable visit

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The State Library is a bright open space. It couldn't be in a better location situated on the river, in a pedestrianized area, just next to the Museum and across the road from the Southbank cafes and restaurants. There is always something on here - exhibitions, talks, educational discussions. The library is super-friendly to children with pram access and The... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

An interesting building with great facilities. Their program of talks and activities is worth checking out - mostly free sometimes with a small charge. Situated between GOMA and the Art gallery, the library is worth a walk through.

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This venue matched the local culture and professional discussion that occurred at the Festival. Well Done QSL

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I generally go to libraries in capital cities as they are wonderful places to learn about the history of the city i am in... stop by and have a look... beyond that for students in the city it is a great resource to have

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a brilliant State Library...every assistance is available, the building is so centrally located...all so accessible .. Pedestrian access to the CBD is so convenient..

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A pleasure to visit. Interesting collection great restaurant and food and book shop. Very helpful when I lost an item.

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Perth
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Wonderful example of creative architecture and informative content. A must for visitors and locals to visit in Brisbane

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Yeppoon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I often sneak into the Library and make a nest in the cafe or in some quiet nook to get on with some work. There is free wifi, a great cafe, and it's a lovely library to wander around in itself.

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