Life with kids in Sydney City
Along with their regular free tours, the State Library of New South Wales has a fantastic series of fun workshops.
The State Library of New South Wales provides dynamic, informative and entertaining exhibitions and display programs. Five historic galleries in the Mitchell Wing enable visitors to see many treasures through a changing exhibition and display program. They also offer free daily historic and heritage tours.
FREE HISTORY AND HERITAGE TOURS
When: Monday to Fridays at 11amWhere: Meet the tour guide in the Macquarie Street Wing foyerBookings: Not required
The tour guide will highlight the architectural features of both the historic Mitchell Library and the State Library building in Macquarie Street. The tour will feature the decorative stonework, stained glass windows and magnificent bronze doors of the Mitchell Library. The marble mosaic reproduction of the Tasman Map in the Library’s Mitchell Wing Vestibule and the beautiful Tudor style Shakespeare Room are both special features of the tour.
Computers available with free internet - there are express computers in the Verandah and reading rooms. You can use these computers for up to 30 minutes without a Library card.
If you have a library card you can us ethe computers in Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room.
Wifi - there is free wifi throughout the library and you can print from your devise. More details here.
Cafe Trim is located in the library and is open from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Fridays and 10.30 am to 4.30 pm weekends.
The Sydney Explorer bus stop 12 - stops just outside library on Macquarie St, opp Hunter St
Train: Martin Place (200 metres) and St James (450 metres). Circular Quay is only a short walk away.
SYDNEY EXPLORER BUS: Stop ;12, stops just outside library on Macquarie St, opp Hunter StFERRY: Circular Quay Terminal, a 15 min walkTRAIN: ;Martin Place (200 metres) and St James (450 metres)CAR: Undercover parking is available at the Domain Car Park with a $10 flat rate on weekendshttp://www.domaincarpark.com.au
For more places to visit and eat out check out our "Visiting The Rocks with Kids' Guide click here!