The City of Victoria Archives is a valuable resource for researchers, students, and anyone who wishes to find out more about the rich history of this city.

Hours of Operation

10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday to Friday
(No appointment necessary. Closed all statutory holidays)

**Please note temporary change of hours:**

May 20 to Jun 3, 2016

The Archives' reference room will be open 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.

Using the Archives

Are you new to archival research or want to know more about our reference services? See more information on using the Archives.

About the Archives

Would you like to learn more about the work we do? View the Archives' mandate.

History of the Archives

Did you know that the City of Victoria Archives has been in existence since 1967? Read about the history of the Archives.


Do you have historical family, business, or organizational records that you think may be of interest to the Archives? Learn more about donating material to us.

Archives Searches

Ross Bay Cemetery Records


View VicMap's new Ross Bay Cemetery Map, which includes information about each gravesite (where possible), as well as photos and descriptions of select gravesites along tour routes. The map can be used to determine the location of gravesites within the cemetery.

Death Notices Index


Marriage Notices Index