Open Day: Western Sydney Records Centre

Discover the largest collection of records relating to the history of NSW in our Open Day: Western Sydney Records Centre, housing the State Archives Collection. Come see the collections close up, hear from experts on a range of fascinating topics, take a behind-the-scenes tour and more.

The heart of the state archives will be open to the public at Western Sydney Records Centre, Kingswood, on Darug Country. This is a rare opportunity to step inside and discover the largest collection of records relating to the history of NSW and the lives of its people.

Drop-in tours
Guided tours will take you on a journey through the extensive storage areas and the Conservation Lab and introduce you to the publicly accessible Reading Room.

Expert talks
An in-depth series of talks throughout the day will provide valuable insights into the stories within the collection, how to undertake your own research and offer an opportunity to ask an archivist your questions. Find more about our talk schedule on our website

Visit a range of history stalls on the day including Ancestry, Australian Railway Historical Society, City of Sydney and more

Relax, eat & play
Enjoy lawn games with friends and family, and relax with an appetising selection of food and beverages

Event date

Event Details

161 O'Connell Street, Kingswood, New South Wales


Entry fees:
Prebooking required
Onsite facilities: