Level three houses Geelong's new Heritage Centre. This bold red area is as distinctive as the collection it houses, and includes custom shelving and joinery which is integrated into the space. The public-access area features a large research desk, digital display, reference library, microfilm and PC access, and a reception area for staff to receive enquiries from customers.
The 520m2 secure archive repository houses the majority of the Heritage Centre collection and boasts over four kilometres of mobile shelving.
The Heritage Reading Room includes regional archives, local and family history as well as technology including Cruiser table (smart, touch-screen table), microfiche and microfilm readers, large screen presentation space and public PCs
The repository contains 4.2km of shelving storing the majority of the Heritage Centre collection allowing same day retrieval of records.
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