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“Ned Kelly's armour is here” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of State Library of Victoria

State Library of Victoria
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$56.18*
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Private Tour: Melbourne City Discovery
Ranked #11 of 351 things to do in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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“Ned Kelly's armour is here”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Melbourne, Australia
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“Facinating State Library of Victoria!”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 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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Melbourne, Australia
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“Bring some coins & Free membership”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Bags and water/food are prohibited inside the Library. Have some gold coins with you to rent a locker. Non-refundable. Borrowing books from the Library can only be done if you have a membership card. Follow the easy and quick procedure.

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