State Library Victoria

328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

Established in 1854 as the Melbourne Public Library, State Library Victoria is Australia's oldest public library and one of the first free public libraries in the world.


Transport Information

Melbourne Central station is directly opposite the library's Swanston Street entrance. There are tram stops near entrances on Swanston Street and La Trobe Street.


Accessibility Information

Wheelchair ramp access is available at the library's Swanston Street entrance with access from La Trobe Street, as well as the La Trobe Street (Mr Tulk) entrance. Disability-permit parking spaces are available on La Trobe Street, outside Mr Tulk.