• Donate Donate online or phone the Development Office on 02 6262 1336 to make a donation. Donations over $2 are tax-deductible.  Read about our Cook treasures from the...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/content/share-the-story-of-james-cook-and-his-voyages
  •   Recorded European visits to Australia before the arrival of Lieutenant James Cook on the 'Endeavour' in 1770 show no evidence of a Spanish fleet arriving here. A...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/faq/did-the-spanish-land-in-australia-before-james-cook
  • I encountered the private journal of James Burney (1750–1821), which forms the basis of Sailing with Cook: Inside the Private Journal of James Burney RN, in 2011 when I...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/behind-the-scenes/2015/07/29/sailing-with-cook
  • As the National Library’s Cook and His Voyages appeal passes the mid-point to its target, I took the chance to explore some fascinating Cook treasures from the Rex Nan...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/behind-the-scenes/2017/02/01/captain-cooks-apotheosis
  • The Treasures Gallery has engaged and uplifted nearly 300,000 visitors since its opening in October 2011. The content ranges from Cook’s handwritten Endeavour journal to...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/treasures/2014/08/22/a-note-from-the-james-and-bettison-treasures-curator-nat-williams
  •   Captain James Cook's Journal of the H.M.S. Endeavour is on permanent display in the Library's Treasures Gallery. While you aren't able to handle the journal due to...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/faq/can-i-see-captain-cooks-endeavour-journal
  • Is music your forte? How about history? Australian culture? The National Library of Australia is giving you a way to appreciate all three. Forte presents the Library’s...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/forte
  • Our Treasures Gallery showcases significant items of Australian culture and history. It is a rich collection reflecting the Library’s status as the country’s first...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/digital-classroom
  • To mark the first anniversary of the National Library of Australia’s award-winning Treasures Gallery, an endowed curatorship has been established – thanks to the...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/media-releases/2012/11/08/library-supporters-fund-curatorship
  • Mapping our World is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see rare and unique cartographic treasures from around the world. Discover how European explorers unravelled the...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/mapping-our-world