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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Visitor information

Bristol Archives re-opens from Tuesday 8 September. We can’t wait to see you!

We’ve made a few changes to keep you safe during your visit.

  • All visits must now be booked in advance.
  • Face coverings are required for the protection of yourself and others, unless you are exempt.
  • Please do not visit if you feel unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms.

Please note that we have reduced our opening hours for the time being. Please see our new Plan Your Visit page to find out what’s changed at Bristol Archives.

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Opening times for autumn - winter 2020 (by appointment only)

8 September 2020 — 31 December 2020

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
9.30am–4.30pm
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
9.30am–4.30pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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