Bring the Library to your lounge room with the On Stage virtual tour!

Press 'Play' to start exploring. If you need assistance, instructions for navigating the tour can be found below.


To navigate the tour, press the 'Play' button in the centre of the screen and then use the arrow keys on your keyboard, click or drag your mouse, or click on the white circles on the Gallery floor to move around the Gallery.

Clicking the purple circles on the exhibited objects will bring up an image of the item. Clicking on the green circles brings up the image captions and a link to the digitised item on Trove, where available.

If you need further assistance, more information can be found by clicking the 'Help' button in the bottom right-hand corner of the virtual tour screen.

Let us know what you thought of the virtual tour by using our User Feedback form.

On Stage is showing at the National Library of Australia from 4 March - 7 August 2022.

Read about the exhibition

The world of On Stage

About the exhibition



On Stage and costume design