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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.

Browse our online catalogue to discover our holdings!

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.

Construction Notice

We recommend contacting the Archives at 780-496-8711 or at prior to your visit to make sure our Reference Room is open.

The Archives’ vaults are getting environmental system updates. This will require vaults to be closed and no archival material will be retrieved.

  • September 2018 - February 2019 (exact end date TBA): No retrievals / Reference Room open until further notice

For more information on why retrievals are suspended, see our Transforming Edmonton blog post.

Self-service material will continue to be available in the Reference Room when it is open, including:

  • Aerials
  • Henderson Directories and phonebooks
  • Microfilmed newspapers
  • Nile Valley Library
  • Reference books
  • Photograph cards


Mon - Tue 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-8pm
Thu - Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Weekends & Holidays Closed
Note: There are certain periods of limited service.


Map of 10440 108 Avenue
10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta


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City of Edmonton Archives

10440 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 3Z9




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