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  Note: Website listings are for 2020. We sincerely regret that the Victoria          Heritage Attractions website cannot be fully updated in 2021 due to the            impact of evolving Covid health regulations on individual listings.  

              

Archives

Quick Links: British Columbia Archives | City of Victoria Archives | Central Saanich Municipal Hall | Esquimalt Municipal Archives | Saanich Municipal Archives |


This listing is for Summer 2020
Please contact organization for current 2021 information

BRITISH COLUMBIA ARCHIVES
655 Belleville Street
Reference Room
www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Monday - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm. (staff available)

Partial Service Hours
Monday - Friday: 4 pm - 8 pm; (staff not available)
Saturday: 1 pm - 5 pm.
Closed on statutory holidays.

No user fees. Charge for reproductions.
USB sticks and digital cameras, no flash, are permitted for copying.

Provides access to documentary heritage of B.C., especially government records. Collection includes maps, manuscripts, audiovisual material, film, photos, sound recordings, extensive library of publications on B.C. history.


This listing is for Summer 2020
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CITY OF VICTORIA ARCHIVES
8 Centennial Square
250-361-0375
http://www.victoria.ca/archives

Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 3 pm.

No user fees. Charge for reproductions.

Records of city government, photographs, genealogical resources, maps and other material relating to the history of Victoria.

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This listing is for Summer 2020
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CENTRAL SAANICH MUNICIPAL HALL
1903 Mt. Newton Cross Road, V8M 2A9
250-544-4209
www.centralsaanich.ca
email: planning@csaanich.ca

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
No user fees. Charge for reproductions.
Information about specific buildings and properties within Central Saanich.
During Covid-19, please call or email for assistance.

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ESQUIMALT MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES
1149A Esquimalt Road
250-412-8540
www.esquimalt.ca/culture-heritage/archives.htm
email: archives@esquimalt.ca

Open Tuesday - Thursday: 9 am - 12:00 noon*

*Regular hours may be impacted by COVID-19 protocols. Please contact Archivist directly at 250-414-7177 prior to visiting the Archives. Note that research queries are still accepted by phone or email when the Archives is closed.

Collects, preserves, and makes available municipal records and community material relating to the history of Esquimalt. Collection includes extensive heritage home files and genealogical information on early families.

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SAANICH ARCHIVES
3100 Tillicum Road (in the Saanich Centennial Library)
250-475-5494/ext. 3478
email: archives@saanich.ca
http://www.saanich.ca/archives

Open Monday - Friday: 10 am - 2:30 pm.

No user fees. Charge for reproductions.

Archives collects and preserves records of the Municipality of Saanich. Collects letters, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to early families in Saanich. Has information on many old homes.

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This listing is for Summer 2020
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SIDNEY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
2423 Beacon Avenue, L3
Sidney
250-655-6355
email: archives@sidneymuseum.ca
http://www.sidneymuseum.ca/

Hours: Research by appointment, 10 am to 4 pm daily.

The Sidney Museum Archives is a department of the Sidney Museum and operated by the Sidney Museum and Archives Society. Holding mainly textual documents and photographs, the Archives contain material specifically related to the history of Sidney, North Saanich and the Saanich Peninsula. Significant collections include "The Review," a local newspaper from 1912-1989, photos and records from the Dominion Experimental Farm, and Sidney Municipal records. The Archives also contains a small library of published material, a collection of oral history transcriptions, and information about heritage properties in the area. Online database coming soon!

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