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City of Edmonton Archives

City of Edmonton Archives entryway in 2012

Located in the historic Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, the City of Edmonton Archives is a public research facility housing civic government and private records of enduring significance that document Edmonton's history. Everyone is welcome to use the Archives and enjoy the changing exhibits in the public areas of the building. The Archives reference room is wheelchair accessible.

Planning Your Visit

Archived Map of Edmonton region

Tips and Hints

How to get the most out of your archives experience.


City of Edmonton Archives reference room in 1978 [detail from EA-388-128]

News and Upcoming Events

Find out what’s happening at the City of Edmonton Archives.

Online Exhibits

Ella May Walker Signature

View our Online Exhibits

We use the records at the City of Edmonton Archives to tell stories about Edmonton’s past.


City of Edmonton Archives Online Catalogue

Online Catalogue

Digitized archival photographs and finding aids to the City of Edmonton Archives collections.

About Us

City of Edmonton Archives in 1978 [detail from EA-266-105]

What Are Archives?

Learn a little bit about archives and archivists.


City of Edmonton Archives stacks ca. 1980 [detail from EA-155-19]

Our Collections

Learn about the collections at the City of Edmonton Archives.


City of Edmonton Archives entryway in 1976 [detail from EA-245-239]

Order Copies

High quality reproductions of most of our records are available for purchase.


Edmonton Skyline in 1939 [detail from EA-160-1326]

Donate Records

You can help keep Edmonton’s history alive. Find out how!

For More Information

City of Edmonton Archives

10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 3Z9



Email cms.archives@edmonton.ca
Website (http://archivesphotos.edmonton.ca)