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 is currently closed to support the fight against COVID-19.

We’re really looking forward to welcoming you back once lockdown measures are eased. In the meantime, check out our Stay Connected blog.

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 — 17 May 2021

Closed for the duration of this period

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