Mon – Wed: 10.00 am – 8.00 pm
Thu – Fri: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Sat – Sun: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
An architectural gem in the heart of the cultural boulevard, Adelaide’s State Library of South Australia is a must visit for many reasons. It is home to a Don Bradman collection, a Treasures Wall displaying precious manuscripts and artifacts, and an historical exhibition on the people and events that shaped the state. Enquire about their free guided tours, or take a self-guided tour by downloading an app for your phone.
State Library of South Australia Highlights
Built in 1884, the Mortlock Chamber is the original structure of the library and a perfect example of late Victorian architecture.
The modern and spacious Spence Wing was added in 2001.
Enjoy wall-to-wall books and the old world charm of the Circulating Library.
The library hosts a range of exhibitions both permanent and temporary. Begin with the artworks in the foyer.
The Story Wall uses sound and projected imagery to tell the stories of the library collections.