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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
The Discovery Centre coordinates all requests for access to Museums Victoria's collections, including Library and Archives.
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 shipping lists or begin family history research
We can help you locate primary records and family history documents across a range of archives and genealogical institutions.
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.