State Archives Reading Room

The largest collection of records relating to the history of NSW and the lives of its people

The State Archives Reading Room provides physical access to many of the records in the State Archives Collection. This vast collection comprises records made by NSW Government agencies during the course of their daily work, and includes diverse range of items and formats, from letters and files to photographs, maps, posters, film, video, e-records and objects. 

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Conserving the archive

Supervising conservator Dominique Moussou talks through her work and some of the projects underway in the MHNSW conservation lab

161 O'Connell Street, Kingswood NSW 2747

State Archives Reading Room

161 O'Connell Street, Kingswood NSW 2747
  • Wheelchair accessible
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2023 Annual Appeal

Help us preserve our past. All funds raised will allow us to accelerate our work to digitise the significant collections in our care.

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