COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update
Public access to the Archives' Reading Room is now by appointment only.
Call 604-736-8561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your research needs.
Acquiring, preserving, and making available Vancouver's historical records
The City of Vancouver Archives preserves a variety of municipal government and private sector records that document our city's heritage.
Using the archives
- Search our database.
- View digital records online.
Research in person at the Archives
- Research in the Reading Room.
- Access the materials from the stacks.
We're here, on the edge of English Bay
1150 Chestnut St
Open Monday to Friday
Closed weekends & holidays
9:00am to 5:00pm
10:00am to 4:45pm
Make a lasting contribution to our city's history
Learn how to donate your historical records, including from your business or organization, to the City Archives for preservation.
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