The Research Library is a specialist library on Australia’s political and parliamentary history.
The Research Library collection can be accessed on site at the museum and via the Library Catalogue.
The Research Library supports the work of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, including the Australian Prime Ministers Centre research program.
The Research Library hosts research visits for up to ten days. These visits can be used for a range of purposes including teachers developing curriculum resources, international visits supported by the Australian Government and visits by cultural heritage practitioners and postgraduate students. Applications are considered throughout the year, as they are received.
The Research Library offers a reference service for enquiries relating to Australian prime ministers and Australian political and parliamentary history, as well as the Museum of Australian Democracy and Old Parliament House.
Group tours of the Research Library are available by appointment.
For enquiries relating to the Research Library please contact us.