The State Library of Victoria is the biggest source of research & reference information in Melbourne. The State Library of Victoria is the biggest research Library in the State of Victoria, Australia.
It is a reference Public Library where Victorian documentary heritage is collected & preserved. People refer the State Library of Victoria by different names such as Melbourne State Library, Vic State Library or simply State Library. This is a Melbourne icon with its magnificent interiors, and its reading room with a dome ceiling in the center. You can Access the Library Catalogue, Find out about the opening hours, Take a dome Gallery Tour, Learn about the Events & Exhibitions and even Chat with a Librarian!! I think that's really modern & cool. There are a few exhibitions on site amongst which Ned Kelly's armor on display, is probably the best one.
Opening hours: The library is open Mon-Thu from 10am to 9pm; Fri to Sun from 10am to 5pm and is closed on Good Friday & Christmas day.
How to get there: Tram 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67, and 72 on Swanston Street, Melbourne or Take a train to Melbourne Central or Bus 684 on La Trobe Street, Melbourne.