Bristol Archives

We look after the archives of the city of Bristol and surrounding areas, as well as the British Empire & Commonwealth Collection. We make them available to everybody, free of charge.


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In line with Government guidance, Bristol Archives will close from Wednesday 4 November.

All bookings have been cancelled. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment and hope you will re-book your appointment once we’re able to re-open.

In the meantime, the team will continue to answer enquiries by email and help as much as possible.

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Closed for lockdown

4 November 2020 — 2 February 2021

Closed for the duration of this period

What’s on at Bristol Archives

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