Online Heritage Tools

Two cars driving on the left side of the road, 1920

Surrey Time Lapse

Connect Surrey Archives’ historic images to modern day locations. Divided by town centres, this tool provides a unique 'then and now' experience.
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A man using the Online Heritage Search

Heritage Search

Browse a database of more than 60,000 archival photos, maps, documents and oral histories, as well as more than 5,000 Surrey-based artifacts.
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Modern day city centre in 1949 from above

1949 Aerial Layer

See a 1949 aerial shot from anywhere in Surrey. Customize your view with various present day layers. This tool only works on desktop. 
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Upcoming Free Program

An overhead view of the first Pride parade in Surrey starting at Surrey Civic Plaza - 2016.

Surrey’s LGBTQ2S+ History
June 9 | 6:30-8:00pm

Join a discussion led by a panel of LGBTQ2S+ community leaders as they discuss the history of Pride in Surrey, with representatives from Sher Vancouver, Youth 4 A Change and Surrey Pride. The program is free but registration is required to receive a link to join the session. Register online or at 604-501-5100.


17671 - 56 Avenue
Surrey BC, V3S 1C9


Drop-in Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm


Phone: 604-502-6459