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What's New

If you’re curious about What’s New at the Provincial Archives of Alberta, you’ve landed in the right spot! This page showcases select archival records that we have recently received as well as current & past exhibits and upcoming events. This page will be regularly updated, so come back often to ensure you don’t miss anything!

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Family History Day


Join us for Family History Day on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Free Event. Spaces are limited.  Pre-registration is required on Eventbrite.

Genealogical Gold in Government Records

This introductory session will explore various types of government records accessible at the Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) such as vital statistics, probate files, and court records, which contain a wealth of information that may aid you in your quest for genealogical information. A graduate conservator will also be available to answer one-on-one questions about preserving your own family history documents and photographs. The session will also outline some federal records and additional resources such as local histories that are also incredibly valuable – Genealogical Gold!

Free Admission; pre-registration is  required. Please note that the Reading Room is closed.

To register, choose your preferred session time and click the Eventbrite link below or call 780-427-1750 (dial 310-0000 for toll free access within Alberta)


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BRReathtaking Images of a Winter City

See our newest gallery exhibit BRReathtaking Images of a Winter City on display until March 31, 2020.

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Your Archives, Your Project

Stories about archival records, ministry activities and their relevance to you!

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8555 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB
T6E 5W1
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(780) 427-1750

Mon: Closed
Tue: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Wed: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sun: Closed

*There is no retrieval of archival material from 11:30am - 1pm and from 3:30pm onwards.