City of Calgary Archives

City of Calgary Archives

Date(s): Sunday

2340-22nd Street NE

403-268-8180

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Tour times: 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.   Sign-up sheet onsite. Max. 15 people/tour

Activities

If you are interested in seeing the space where Corporate Records, Archives stores a large portion of its archival holdings, as well as artifacts received by The City of Calgary, then this is the tour for you! Walk through the environmentally-controlled storage area and hear about some of the historical records and interesting, or unusual, artifacts that the Archives looks after for you. Selected items of interest will also be on display for closer examination.

Guided Tours

Pre-registration is not required. A sign-up sheet for specific tours will be available on-site.

Tour times:  10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. Tours will take approximately 45 minutes, including questions. Maximum of 15 participants per tour.

Please note that food and drinks are not allowed in the archive storage area.

Significance to Calgary

The City of Calgary Archives maintains the corporate memory of our municipal government. The records are part of the archives and have been created to document the structure, functions, activities and history of The City of Calgary and its predecessors. Deemed to have historical value, they are being preserved so that citizens and City employees have research access to them now and in the future.

Washrooms

Men & Women, Handicapped

Parking

There are limited spaces in the on-site parking lot at the Corporate Warehouse, accessible from 22nd Street. There is ample on-street parking near the building and it is recommended that visitors park on the 22nd Street side of the building.

Public Transit Route Info

The # 19 bus runs nearby.

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