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“Well worth visiting” 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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Ranked #7 of 174 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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Vancouver, Bc
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“Well worth visiting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We only took the self-guided tour, but the archives are excellent, and the views of the library are fabulous too.

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“WOW”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is a truly great place to spend some time in. It looks wonderful from the outside and is even better in the inside. Wander around and enjoy its short history but amazing presence.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“what a haven in the middle of the city”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I love it. The building, the helpful staff, the exhibits, the really strong free WiFi, the public toilets are great. Go in, log on, explore their intranet site and plan your day for free. sit down with your book or kindle in one of the reading rooms, sit outside and watch the giant chess in the sun. Love it. Really made my stay in Melbourne

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Wellington, New Zealand
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“State LIbrary”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely old building and grounds, lots of people using the grass and grounds for picnics relaxing on Sunday.

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Wollongong, Australia
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“Don't miss the top floor gallery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

So much interesting stuff here. Various exhibitions in the various galleries and a lovely cafe. Don't miss going up to the top floor and checking out the view down into the library, its very impressive.

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