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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

Tag Archives: Old Treasury Building

A Squizzy with Barry Dickins

Playwright, artist and poet Barry Dickins’ will recount his stories of the notorious 1920s Fitzroy gangster Squizzy Taylor at Old Treasury Building on Sunday 7 August. Squizzy gained notoriety in 1920s Melbourne for race fixing, standover tactics and bootlegging, and for his flashy style of dress. He was linked to several high-profile murders. It was […]

State Bank of Victoria ephemera now showing at Old Treasury Building

Revisit the good old days of school banking, when you took your 50 cent coin tied in a hanky and your well-thumbed  passbook into the classroom every Monday, finally amassing a huge sum by the end of high school.  Hopefully you didn’t spend it all at once, but even if you did, enjoy some nostalgia […]