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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
What are the Museum's Research Library opening hours?
OPEN: 9.30am to 4.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
CLOSED: Wednesday, Weekends & Public Holidays.
Is the Museum's Research Library open to the general public?
Yes, the Research Library is open to the public during normal opening hours (see above). However, the Research Library does close periodically for Museum business purposes and visitors are therefore advised to contact the Research Library to confirm it is open prior to arriving.
Where is the Museum's Research Library situated?
The Research Library is located in the far wing of the Administrative Annexe which adjoins the main Museum building. The entrance to the Research Library is via the ramp on the left-hand side of the Annexe. Link to Research Library map.
Can members of the public borrow from the Museum's Research Library?
No, however researchers and the general public are very welcome to view the Research Library's resources within the reading room.
How do I contact the Research Library?
Phone: 02 6208 5112
Mail: The Research Library, National Museum of Australia, GPO Box 1901, Canberra ACT 2601
I have a book I'd like to donate, is this possible?
If you feel you have a suitable donation for the Museum's Research Library we suggest browsing our online catalogue to see if the item is already held. If you then wish to proceed with your offer, please contact the Museum's Duty Curator via email@example.com.
Page last updated: 24 October 2014
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