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. 

161 O'Connell Street, Kingswood NSW 2747

State Archives Reading Room

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