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“Great architecture too” 5 of 5 stars
Review of State Library of Victoria

State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Great architecture too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Apart from having a great collection to read and many different exhibitions to enjoy, the architecture of the building and its interior contribute to excellent comfort for all visitors.

Visited March 2013
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“Ned Kelly's armour is here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is a beautiful building with lots of great exhibit. I didn't plan a visit specifically, but was very delighted to find the exhibit of Ned Kelly's armour here. It is a great piece of Australian history; it gave me a glimpse into the Australian psyche and the Bush Rangers folklore.

Visited February 2013
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“Great architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The building is absolutely magnificent, especially the Dome. It offers free WIFI like any of its other libraries. Additionally, it also has a gallery area for you to enjoy the view of the Dome to your hearts' delight.

Visited February 2013
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“Facinating State Library of Victoria!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This library is fabulous, not only for its great historical outside appearance, but for its past significance that it carries within the structure. Many old scripts, paintings and books are in the library, and what makes it interesting is how large it is inside. Must see this library. !

Visited July 2012
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“Spectacular”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Just walk through to the dome in the reading room...worth a look. Just beautiful. Ned Kelly exhibition and lots of other very interesting displays.

Visited March 2013
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