Online Heritage Tools
Research Surrey's artifact and archival collections on your computer or mobile device.
Heritage in Surrey is vibrant and accessible. Explore the City's past from any digital device.
Surrey Archives and Museums Online Access
Browse more than 50,000 archival photos, maps, documents and oral histories, as well as more than 2,000 Surrey-based artifacts. View popular searches, bookmark your own searches and even filter by date range.
Heritage Mapping Tools
Surrey Time Lapse
Connect Surrey Archives’ historic images to modern day locations. Divided by city centres, this tool provides a then and now experience.
1949 Aerial Map
See a 1949 aerial shot from anywhere in Surrey. Add layers to customize your tour with present day references, such as transportation routes, property lots and addresses, parks and other civic amenities. This tool is a result of a City of Surrey partnership between the Engineering Department's GIS team and the Surrey Archives.