State Library of Victoria is located in the downtown Melbourne Victoria capital.
State Library of Victoria is one of the largest libraries in the world and the oldest public library in Australia. it is a gateway to world information. The State Library of Victoria was designed by a local architect who designed the Melbourne City Hall (Melbourne Town Hall) and was officially opened in 1856. State Library of Victoria library is famous for its dome-shaped reading room built in 1913. It is beautiful and magnificent.
After a century and a half of development, the State Library of Victoria collection system is becoming more and more perfect, not only the complete preservation of the historical and cultural heritage of Weizhou, the collection has a distinct local, but also has a focus, characteristics, a wide variety of historical materials of high value, the collection range is very wide, the collection variety is very rich, dedicated to readers is a broad and profound treasure house of knowledge. At present, the library has more than 2 million books, pictures, maps, manuscripts and other documents more than 1 million.
No matter which country citizen, in Australia, you can apply for a library card or a reading card free of charge, without any deposit. For visitors to the tour, the State Library of Victoria, can taste the decoration style of the last century in a quiet atmosphere.