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Reading Room opening hours
The Victorian Archives Centre reading room is open Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:30pm (excluding public holidays) and on the second and last Saturday of every month.

Record retrieval times are 10:30am and 2:30pm in the Reading Room. To have your records ready for viewing, order your items online by 8am (for 10:30am pick up) or 11.30am (for 2:30pm pick up).

The Ballarat Archives Centre is open 10:00am to 4:30pm Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Bendigo Regional Archives Centre reading room (BRAC) is open Wednesday and Thursday 10:00am to 4:30pm (excluding public holidays). The reading room is located at 1st Floor, Bendigo Library, 251-259 Hargreaves Street Bendigo.
For more information on visiting and to learn more about the BRAC collection visit

The new Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is located at 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong.
Please visit for opening hours.

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