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 9:30am to 4:30pm Mondays and Tuesdays.
Researchers please note: From Monday the 5th of September 2016, all Petty Sessions records held at Ballarat Archives Centre will be moved to North Melbourne for digitisation and will be unavailable to order until further notice.
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 http://www.brac.vic.gov.au
The new Geelong Library & Heritage Centre is located at 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong.
Please visit http://www.grlc.vic.gov.au/glhc/heritage-centre for opening hours.
PLEASE NOTE OUR CHRISTMAS CLOSURES:
Victorian Archives Centre: From 12pm 23 December until 10am 3 January 2017.
Ballarat Archives Centre: From 4:30pm 20 December to 3 January 2017.
Bendigo Regional Archives Centre: Closed on 7 December for staff training, and from 4.30pm 22 December until 10am on 11 January 2017 for Christmas.
The VAC Reading Room will be closed from 12:00pm on Friday 9 December.
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