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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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City of Surrey Recreation Centres, Ice Arenas, Culture Facilities, Surrey Nature Centre, Community Rooms, Pools and Libraries are closed until further notice to minimize risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission. 

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 Address and Contact Information

17671 - 56 Avenue (in the 1912 Municipal Hall)
Surrey BC, Canada  V3S 1C9
Phone: 604-502-6459  

Hours of Operation

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

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.


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.

1912 Municipal Hall with Surrey Museum in background

1912 Municipal Hall

The story of Surrey's first municipal hall is one of evolution and re-use that continues today.