Visiting the Stonnington History Centre

Northbrook portico  

The Stonnington History Centre is located at Northbrook, 1257 High Street, Malvern (behind Malvern Library). Limited parking is available at Malvern Library and on High Street, or take Tram Route 6 to stop 45.

Our summer opening hours are:
Monday – Friday: 10am – 4.30pm

The centre is closed on public holidays.

Normal hours resume on Monday 3 February 2020.

Accessibility: please advise us in advance of your visit if assistance with accessibility to the building is required, as normal access is via steps from the carpark through the grounds with further steps up to the front door. 

Conditions of Use


The Stonnington History Centre is accessible by appointment. Email or telephone 8290 1360 to make an appointment, or fill in the form, below.

Restricted Access Material

Access to some material may be restricted because of its confidentiality, rarity or fragility. Viewing and reproduction permission is given at the discretion of staff.

Public Access Material

Any material contained in the collection which does not fall into the restricted access category will be made accessible to the public for research purposes by appointment.

Conditions of Access & Reproductions

  1. A fee will be charged for research beyond the first thirty minutes of an enquiry, and for the reproduction of any item in the collection.
  2. We provide research information that is believed to be current and accurate at the time of the research request, and cannot be held responsible for any subsequent contradictory research findings.
  3. Any member of the public accessing the centre to conduct their own research must be under the supervision of History Centre staff and act according to preservation handling and other procedures outlined by staff.
  4. Persons wishing to reproduce or publish rare or original material must submit an application on the appropriate form. This form requires identification of each item and a description of how each item is to be used or reproduced. 
  5. When permission is given to use or reproduce material held by the Stonnington History Centre, the source of the material must be acknowledged in the manner specified by our staff. We reserve the right to refuse permission to reproduce any item based on the value, rarity or physical condition of the item.
  6. The City of Stonnington does not hold copyright for all material in our collection. In such cases it is the responsibility of the user to obtain consent from the copyright holder to publish an item.

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Research inquiry/appointment request

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