Dig the Archives PROV

The Victorian Archives Centre which houses both the National Archives of Australia and the Public Record Office Victoria are holding an open day and are opening their doors to you.

For those in Victoria, I suggest you diary date the 2nd of May, and come along to “Dig the Archives”. This not only gives you a tour of their massive collection of almost 100km of archives, but you also get to listen to historians amazing discoveries and start your own family or Victorian research journey.

Guest speakers include journalist and author Gideon Haigh, Ancestry.com.au’s Ben Mercer, author and historian Liz Rushen, and more.

For more information on the talks, workshops, tour times, and to book your spot, head to for more details.

Event: Dig the Archives
When: 2 May 2015, 10.00am to 4.30pm
Where: Victorian Archives Centre, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne
Parking: Free public parking off Macaulay Road
Cost: FREE