Last updated:

August 31, 2018

Researching the State's archival collection can be a rewarding research journey. We offer occasional tours and other events throughout the year to help you navigate archival research and find the records you're looking for. If there are no events scheduled below please check back. 

 

True crime in the archives: A rare book week event

black and white photos of squizzy taylor Talk
Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

Discover the stories to be found in original bound volumes from the state archives of PROV. From 150 year old Prison Registers to Police Circulars and Gazettes, this is your chance to learn about the archives and discover some of the historical crime stories they reveal. The records of Squizzy Taylor, one of Melbourne's most famous historical crime figures, will be a key focus of this special event.

Held as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week.

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Open House Melbourne

Records on a shelf Tour
Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

We are pleased to again host pre-booked tours of the Victorian Archives Centre as part of the Open House Melbourne Weekend. We will open our doors on the Saturday for booked tours only. Keep an eye on the Open House Melbourne website for all you need to know to secure your place. Bookings will open closer to the date. 

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