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COVID-19 update

The Provincial Archives of Alberta remains closed for now, but we’re reviewing our operations.

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We Acquire

The Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) collects records that reflect Alberta's history. The PAA is a 'total archives', preserving the documented heritage of the Government of Alberta and individual Albertans including the records of businesses, organizations, associations and communities of Alberta.

We acquire:

  • Textual records
  • Photographs
  • Negatives
  • Slides
  • Films
  • Videos
  • Sound recordings
  • Cartographic records such as maps and plans

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.