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State Library of South Australia

North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
+61 8 8207 7250
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
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"mortlock wing"
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"harry potter"
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"south australia"
in 24 reviews
"old section"
in 5 reviews
"new wing"
in 5 reviews
"book lovers"
in 4 reviews
"free tour"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 10 reviews
"australian history"
in 5 reviews
"north terrace"
in 13 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"art gallery"
in 4 reviews
"libraries"
in 23 reviews
"study"
in 23 reviews
"chamber"
in 7 reviews
"archives"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The state library has the servicesOne par with the state libraries in NSW and Victoria, as well as the long history and varieties of collection it has

Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to learn new things or to do some studies, internet work or read the local and interstate,overseas papers as well as doing family history, i go in there to relax and do work on my laptop

Thank mattking33
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helpful and friendly staff and a must trip to level two to review all the old books! Need at least a few hours to wander around.

Thank johnnormana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is well worth visiting the Mortlock Library section of the State Library of SA-It has been voted one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. Such a strong feeling of history within it's hushed three floors.

Thank Sophia T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great research and public access space. Free computer access in a quiet easy to access location on North Terrace.

Thank clutterbells
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you only spend 10 minutes here - visit the Mortlock Chamber. It is like stepping back in time to Harry Potter era.

Thank kentlad
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

When we entered the library, the clerk saw I had a camera. She offered to be her host. She told us that this is the best library in Australia. Once I had visited all of the library, I agreed with the clerk. She was so...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

The SA State Library is an excellent Library to visit especially when it is something that you are after and it may only be found at the Sate Library. However at times parking may be a problem. Going to your local community library might be...More

Thank meontheroadagain
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Dropped in to the State Library following a recommendation to visit the Mortlock Wing. It was suggested that it was a must see and resembled scenes from Harry Potter. Two very helpful guides in the entry hall pointed the way to a separate building across...More

Thank phall307
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My husband & I are in Adelaide for a few days. Friends had recommended that we check out the Mortlock Chamber of the State Library. But better than that, we booked onto a free guided tour of the library. Our tour guide Katie was terrific,...More

Thank Trudy G
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