State Library of Queensland, 2021, photo by Stephen Henry.

State Library Queensland

Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland.

Useful information

Stanley Place, Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct, Brisbane, QLD, 4101
Free

Features

Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Toilets
Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Regular guided tours

Opening hours

Monday9am – 8pm
Tuesday9am – 8pm
Wednesday9am – 8pm
Thursday9am – 8pm
Friday9am – 5pm
Saturday10am – 5pm
Sunday10am – 5pm

More information about…

Founded in 1896, State Library of Queensland is the leading reference and research library in Queensland.

State Library is responsible for collecting and preserving a comprehensive collection of Queensland’s cultural and documentary heritage, providing free access to information for all Queenslanders and for the advancement of public libraries across the State.

State Library plays a lead role in serving all Queenslanders, through state-wide library services and partnerships with more than 320 vibrant public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres in Queensland.

Enjoy three gallery spaces at State Library in the slq Gallery, kuril dhagun and Heritage suite. Each space displays engaging temporary exhibitions centering Queensland’s story through history, art and State Library’s collection.

Nearby Museums & Galleries

Centre for Coins Culture and Religious History

St John's Cathedral, 373 Ann Street, Brisbane City, QLD
Free
Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm; Sat, When Cathedral is open; Sun, 7am - 7pm
Outside view of ADAQ Museum of Dentistry

ADAQ Museum of Dentistry

22-28 Hamilton Place, Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Free
A view from inside the Sir Harry Gibbs Legal Heritage Centre at Supreme Court Library Queensland

Supreme Court Library Queensland

Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, Level 12, 415 George Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free
Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 4.30pm
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