State Library of South Australia

Plan your visit

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Getting here

By public transport

The 'Art Gallery' tram-stop is just outside the State Library. There are bus stops close by near the War Memorial on North Terrace. The closest train station is the Adelaide city station on North Terrace.

You can plan your journey via Adelaide Metro.

By car

The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.

 Wheelchair & stroller access

Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Wing is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.

Access to the Institute building is via the external ramp on the Kintore Ave entrance or via the internal ramp between the Institute Building and the Spence Wing (opposite the Treasures Wall).


Book a computer

  • Phone: (08) 8207 7250
  • or visit the Information Desk,
    Level 1 Spence Wing

Other points of interest

Aroma Café phone: (08) 8207 7259

Friends of the Paul McGuire Maritime Library phone: (08) 8207 7347

Friends of the State Library of South Australia phone: (08) 8207 7255

National Archives of Australia
phone: (08) 8204 8787

Royal South Australian Society of Arts
phone: (08) 8232 0450

Royal Geographic Society of South Australia phone: (08) 8207 7266

phone: (08) 8207 7215

Contact Us

Phone Us: +61 8 8207 7250
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Visit Us: Corner North Tce
& Kintore Ave, Adelaide
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