Whether this is your first visit or the next of many, you can learn more about the Library and our exhibitions by joining one of our free guided tours. Tours are offered by our trained Volunteer Guides who have a passion for sharing their knowledge of the Library and its collections. Your Guide will welcome the opportunity to introduce you to the National Library, our collections and the stories of Australia. So take a tour and see a side of the Library most visitors never experience.
Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.
Behind The Scenes
Visit enormous stacks where the books are stored and learn about strange curiosities in the Library’s collection that have been acquired over more than a century of collecting.
Discover your National Library
Join a Library guide for a journey around the building and discover the stories in the Reading Rooms and public spaces.