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Victorian Archives Centre

Public Record Office Victoria (Victorian Archives Centre)



Education, Government


Public Record Office Victoria is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. We hold approximately 100kms of records from the mid 1830s to today, which we manage for use by the Government and people of Victoria. The Collection includes memories of events and decisions great and small that have shaped the history of the Colony and State of Victoria, as well as records of immigration and shipping, criminal trials and prisons, premiers and governors, royal commissions, boards of inquiry, wills and probates and more. We are located at the Victorian Archives Centre in North Melbourne.


address icon 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne, 3051
phone icon 93485600
fax icon 93485656


August 2016

Local events

Attention street snappers!

Would you like your photographs displayed alongside images from the State's archival collection?

The Victorian Archives Centre's Gallery is a community gallery space welcoming street photographers interested in exhibiting their photographs.

Every four months the gallery will display a new selection of Government archival photographs based on a theme, dating…


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