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Surrey Archives

Call for Community Submissions

Help us document the impact of COVID-19 on Surrey’s communities and the day to day lives of residents.

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As part of our phased approach, Parks, Recreation & Culture facilities will gradually begin to re-open, starting on August 17 with the North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex (arena only). More gradual re-openings will happen on September 8, September 9, and mid-October. Dates are subject to change. Follow surrey.ca/covid19 for specific facility re-opening and safety protocol updates.

 Address and Contact Information

17671 - 56 Avenue (in the 1912 Municipal Hall)
Surrey BC, Canada  V3S 1C9
Phone: 604-502-6459  
Email: archives@surrey.ca

Hours of Operation

Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30am to 4:30pm
Closed Sundays, Mondays and statutory holidays (except Remembrance Day)

The Archives is temporarily closed but Archives staff are still available to help with remote research questions.

Surrey's Stories at Your Fingertips

Explore Surrey's past through photographs and documents at the Surrey Archives. Fully accessible in the designated heritage 1912 Municipal Hall, friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to assist.

You can also explore Surrey's heritage digitally.

        

The 1912 Municipal Hall, home to the Surrey Archives

About the Archives

Learn more about the City's archival collection.

Hjorth Road Elelementary School, 1976

Archives Collection

Explore your City's history through incredible photos, maps, oral histories and more.

Cloverdale in the 1920s

Public Programs and Outreach

Learn more about your city's story by attending a talk.

A Surrey home with inspirational signage

COVID-19 History in the Making

Share your personal experiences during the global pandemic.