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, have a 'then and now' experience.

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A man using SOHS

Surrey Online Heritage Search

Browse a database of more than 100,000 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 Program

Unarchived Film Screening
February 8 | 6:30-8:30pm | Microsoft Teams 

Join Surrey Archives staff for an online screening of "Unarchived,” a film documenting local knowledge keepers across BC who use family photos, newspaper articles and deeply rooted memories to fight for a more inclusive history. After the documentary, Surrey Archives staff will lead a discussion. They will also share how they are creating a more inclusive history locally with their own initiatives, namely the Amplifying Voices project.

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17671 - 56 Avenue
Surrey BC, V3S 1C9


Drop-in Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30am to 3:30pm. 


Phone: 604-502-6459