Help with research and finding information

The History Room provides researchers with secure access to the archival resources and published heritage of the state of Tasmania.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am to 2:00pm

Use these links to:

Please contact us if you would like help.

We can help you with:

If your question requires research, use our .

How to contact us:

Hints on research and finding information

Check out our guides on:


Get copies from our collections.

We supply information or provide a search path as guided by the .

We provide:

Up to one hour of research on most enquiries. We may spend more time on enquiries which require researching materials unique to our library and archives.

We are not able to do:

  • Lengthy or ongoing research.
  • Research assistance to people overseas or interstate when that information is available to them locally.
  • Searches for missing persons.
  • Valuations, legal and medical advice.

For more in-depth research help, you may choose to hire a private researcher:

These lists are provided for your convenience – the researchers are not connected with us.

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