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Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

Dome to Dungeons Tour - Tuesday 04 April 2017 to Friday 05 May 2017 - Tours & cruises

Dome to Dungeons Tour

4 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
Take a tour behind the scenes and explore the Library top to bottom – from the domed La Trobe Reading Room to the depths of the catacombs.
Welcome to the Library Tour - Tuesday 04 April 2017 to Thursday 01 June 2017 - Tours & cruises

Welcome to the Library Tour

4 Apr 2017 - 1 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Take a free guided tour exploring the Library’s many spaces and services.
One Object, Many Stories: Medieval Flea - Wednesday 31 May 2017, 6pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

One Object, Many Stories: Medieval Flea

31 May 2017, State Library of Victoria
Come and hear about the flea trapped in a medieval manuscript for 700 years until it was discovered by one of the Library's Conservation team.
On Air: 40 Years of 3RRR - Friday 18 November 2016 to Sunday 26 February 2017 - Exhibitions

On Air: 40 Years of 3RRR

18 Nov 2016 - 26 Feb 2017, State Library of Victoria
Celebrate 40 years of Melbourne independent radio in the first-ever exhibition showcasing Triple R, Australia’s most successful community station.
Ned Kelly Tour - Tuesday 21 February 2017 to Sunday 31 December 2017 - Tours & cruises

Ned Kelly Tour

21 Feb 2017 - 31 Dec 2017, State Library of Victoria
Discover the story of Victoria's infamous bushranger Ned Kelly, read his letters and see photos and historic objects related to him.
Super Saturday and Flemington Grazing Trail and Cellar Door - Saturday 11 March 2017, 11am to 6pm - Sport

Super Saturday and Flemington Grazing Trail and Cellar Door

11 Mar 2017, Flemington Racecourse
Enjoy Group 1 racing at its best and the return of the Flemington Grazing Trail and Cellar Door.
Storytime - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Thursday 01 June 2017 - Kids & family

Storytime

1 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities brought to life by the Library's chief storyteller. For ages three to five.
Baby Bounce - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Thursday 01 June 2017 - Kids & family

Baby Bounce

1 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Share this fun session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged two and under, held three times a week.
Mirror of the World: Books and Ideas - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Monday 01 January 2018 - Exhibitions

Mirror of the World: Books and Ideas

1 Mar 2017 - 1 Jan 2018, State Library of Victoria
Delight in the Mirror of the World exhibition and discover the many rare and beautiful books held in the State Library's collections.
The Changing Face of Victoria - Tuesday 21 February 2017 to Sunday 31 December 2017 - Exhibitions

The Changing Face of Victoria

21 Feb 2017 - 31 Dec 2017, State Library of Victoria
Visit a remarkable free exhibition that tells the stories of the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria.

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