The History Room at 91 Murray Street will be closed for minor works on Saturday 9th December and Monday 11th December. Access to archival and special collections will be available in the Reading Room.
The Tasmanian Archives are accessible through the History Room off 2nd Floor, 91 Murray Street, Hobart.
Research in the History Room
New to the History Room? Please bring photographic identification to register
Access and collection point for government agency records
Audio visual room for viewing archival films and listening to archival audio
Order items in advance
If you can’t get to the Reading Room in Hobart, ask your local library if they can get the item in for you
Order archival items using Tasmanian Archives Search
Order items stored offsite for viewing the following day
Half-hourly retrievals from 9.45am, last retrieval 45 minutes before closing
Space to study, research or read
People of all ages and interests have access to flexible spaces to feel welcome as an individual or for a group activity with comfortable reading spaces for browsing newspapers and magazines
Get the information you want
We’ll help you find local and international magazines and newspapers, reference books, magazines, maps, parliamentary papers, CDROM indexes and databases and more
Family History resources and support
You’ll find resources and expert help to research your Tasmanian ancestors.
See our online family history guides
National Archives of Australia
Access Commonwealth records from the Hobart office of the National Archives of Australia
You will find their staff in the History Room from Wednesday to Friday