In the Mystery Box video series, we bring to light some of the most extraordinary items in State Library Victoria's expansive collection.
Join us as we unbox unique treasures, and explore the stories they have to tell.
Watch episodes of Mystery Box
- 121-year-old chocolate gifted by Queen Victoria
- Embroidered book bindings from the 17th century
- Coles Myer pneumatic tube system
- 70 years of Redhead matchboxes
- 19th century keys to the Melbourne Zoo
- Roller-mania in 19th century Victoria
- A macabre memento from the Burke and Wills expedition
- A meticulous and tiny Goldfields diary