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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

So much to look at and read, it was amazing.
Lots of little gems around each corner which makes it a must see.

Thank Steven B
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

By chance we arrived in time to join the daily 1130 am guided tour of Treasures Gallery which was excellent. Although the gallery is small, it contains so much Australian history with the artefacts and paintings and the context of the items explained very well by the Library guide.

The photos of Tasmanian nature were exquisite and highly recommended.

Thank Carmela_Vincente
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

This iconic building houses so many treasures and curates outstanding exhibitions. The cafe is excellent, location on Lake Burley Griffin is a bonus and staff are helpful and knowledgable.

Thank Gail S
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

So lucky to have visited the stunning National Library whilst this exhibition is on. The photographs are spectacular. The main reading room was closed due to the holiday period but the volunteer staff are delightful and very helpful. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kristine C
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Fabulous piece of 1960s classic architecture, epitomising all of Canberra's architectural aspirations, with great exhibitions which change regularly to reflect current interests (apart from the regular fascinating exhibition of old manuscripts). It has amazing collections of books etc, but for us mere mortals, the ground floor exhibitions which change every few months are the creme de la creme of Canberra exhibitions! Just be careful of thew bookshop, with its sale bargains, because you will be much poorer financially but richer intellectually!

Thank Ian S
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