01 May 2014

Dig the Archives

The Victorian Archives Centre is opening its doors for you to explore the vast collection of Victoria’s historical records.

Event details


Dig the Archives




10 am to 4 pm


Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

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Want to take a peek into Victoria’s public record? Dig the Archives will give you the opportunity to explore the collections of Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives of Australia through a series of guided tours – that’s criminal records, maps of towns and cities, and other quirky items!

You can also join talks exploring various topics, such as:

Dig Digitisation with Ben Mercer, Director of Ancestry.com.au

Archives of Intrigue with true-crime author Russell Robinson

Who’s Been Sleeping in Your House? with ABC presenter and archaeologist Adam Ford.

To book your free entry, go to Dig the Archives.

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