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Identify an animal or object
We can help you identify rocks and minerals, animals and fossils, manufactured or hand-crafted objects.
Request access to collections items
Museums Victoria coordinates all requests for access to its collections, including Library and Archives.
Request the use of images owned by Museums Victoria that appear in our exhibitions, publications and websites.
Donate an object to our collections
We're always interested in new objects and different stories, and encourage members of the public to contact us if they have something of interest.
Find out how to get coins and other historical items valued
Want to know how much your coin collection or family heirloom is worth? This guide can get you started.
Coins and medals
Where to go to find out more about your coins and medals.
Researching family history
Links to databases, archives, records and resources to assist with your family history research project.
Find a passenger list
We can help you locate primary records and family history documents across a range of archives and genealogical institutions.
Locating living people
Locating living people can often be difficult, but there are a number of resources that might help you to find them.
WWI & Australian military history
A guide to finding information about soldiers’ war-time experiences and Australia’s military history.