I want to...
  • Access Geelong Heritage Centre Archives
  • Purchase  Historical Publications
  • Start A Family Tree
  • Research my Home or Property
  • View Historic images of Geelong

We have some very exciting news!

The new Geelong Heritage Centre and Geelong LibraryThe new Heritage Centre Reading Room in the iconic Geelong Library & Heritage Centre at 51 Little Malop Street, is opening for the first time from 10:00am on Saturday 21 November 2015.

To celebrate the opening of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, the Heritage Centre Reading Room will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on:

  • Saturday 21 November*
  • Sunday 22 November*
  • Saturday 28 November*
  • Sunday 29 November*

*Please note that during these special weekend celebration openings, the archive collection request and retrieval service will not be in operation.

Geelong Heritage Centre – Family and Local History

The Geelong Heritage Centre is Victoria’s largest regional archive. With 1.8km of public and private records, extensively described in catalogues and indexes, you are sure to find the information you need.

Staff and volunteers at the Heritage Centre preserve the collective memories of the Barwon Region’s people and places in the form of paper documents, books, photographs, film, and other artefacts.

Records produced by local government, businesses, clubs, societies, churches and individuals are made accessible for cultural enjoyment, education, family history, writing, publishing and administrative recall.

Visitor Information

Opening Hours
From Monday 23 November 2015, the Heritage Centre Reading Room on Level 3 of Geelong Library & Heritage Centre will be open:




9:00am to 8:00pm


9:00am to 5:00pm


9:00am to 5:00pm


9:00am to 5:00pm


10:00am to 1:00pm



Contacting Us...
  • Email heritagecentre@grlc.vic.gov.au
  • Phone  03 4201 0630
  • Post  Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong VIC 3220