Plan your visit - find our location, how to get here, where to park your car, how to access the State Library with a wheelchair or stroller, view the open hours of our spaces and the State Library Café, and view a floor plan.
View our open hours, venue and public holiday closures, and cafe and tenant details.
View the map and floor plan of the State Library, including the Spence Wing, the Institute Building, and the Mortlock Wing.
How do I get to the State Library by public transport?
The 'State Library, Art Gallery, Museum' 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.
Is there car parking near the State Library?
The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.
There is paid metered street parking along Kintore Ave and Victoria Drive.
Where is the wheelchair and stroller access?
Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Chamber is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.
There is on-street disabled parking available in the nearby roads. View more information and maps of Adelaide City Council's Disability parking for permit holders.
How do I check if the Mortlock Chamber is open when I plan to visit?
The Mortlock Chamber may close for private events, check our opening hours for any closure times.
When it is open you can visit the Mortlock Chamber on the ground floor to look at the exhibition bays. The upper levels of the Mortlock Wing include quiet study areas.
Is there a cafe at the State Library?
Yes, the State Library Cafe is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12 to 4pm.
Give us a call
Phone: (08) 8207 7250
Toll free for regional SA: 1800 182 013
Overseas callers: +61 8 8207 7250
Send us mail, fax or email
Our postal address is:
GPO Box 419
Adelaide SA 5001
Fax: (08) 8124 1443