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Curio - State Library of New South Wales

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"There is no cure for curiosity"
Dorothy Parker

Carry the curiosities of the State Library of NSW in your pocket with Curio, your interactive guide through the Library's amazing collections and historic Mitchell building.

Our location awareness system streams interesting facts, surprising stories and multimedia directly to you as you roam the galleries and Mitchell building.

Play back your visit on the saved tours website. You'll also be able to view collection objects and architectural features you may have missed.

More features to Cure your Curiosity

· Learn about the fascinating objects and artworks within the Library's galleries, including the new Amaze gallery.
· Delve into the rich history of the Mitchell building with stories about its founders, builders and benefactors.
· Scroll the list of objects displayed according to your immediate location
· Zoom into high-resolution images
· View interesting snippets about each object
· Listen to interviews with Library curators, historians and researchers
· Rate the objects onsite
· Save your onsite tour and view it on the Curio web site