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Victorian Archives Centre public opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
(excl. public holidays)
The second and last Saturday of every month

We will be closing the Reading Room at 1:00pm on Fri 19 Dec, reopening Mon 22nd at 10:00 am

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Reading Room Conditions

In order to preserve our valuable records and provide a comfortable environment for research, certain items can be brought into the Reading Room:

  • pencils
  • loose paper
  • notebooks that are A4 or smaller
  • wallets and purses
  • laptop computers (excluding the carry bag)
  • digital cameras
  • mobile phones switched to silent

and certain items are prohibited as they may permanently damage records:

  • pens
  • food and drink
  • bags and handbags
  • containers/boxes
  • clipboards
  • folders
  • plastic sleeves

Please do not use your mobile phone for phone calls in the Reading Room.

Lockers are provided free of charge for use on your visit.

Free WiFi is available. VAC does not provide information technology assistance or advice to users of the VAC Wireless Hotspots.

Enjoy your research!
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