Some of our services are closed or have different hours on the public holiday before the AFL Grand Final – Fri 29 Sept 2023

The suburbs that make up Boroondara are among Melbourne’s oldest: you can see heritage architecture on every street.

Consider walking one of the local history trails for a guided history of Boroondara’s Edwardian and Victorian architecture and historical sites.

Research the area's history, the history of your house, or even your family ancestry at Boroondara’s libraries. Consider making an appointment with a specialist librarian to help you get started – email Local and Family History Librarian. And check out the local Indigenous history.

See Research your local history for a list of local historical societies and an overview of the area’s history, recommended historical publications and other resources to guide your research into Boroondara.