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Archives Service Opening Hours, where to find us, and facilities

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives runs two public search rooms for the consultation of original material, one at the Town House in the city centre and one at Old Aberdeen House, to the north of the city.  Please note that different material is held at each office.

As spaces are limited, all readers are asked to book a seat in advance, particularly those readers coming from a distance or who intend to work in either office for several days or weeks. Please note the following public holidays for 2017 where both offices will be closed:

Old Aberdeen House will be closed for refurbishment from 30th October to 10th November 2017
Public Holidays 2017 - both offices will be closed on the following dates:

Friday 14th April 2017 (Good Friday)
Monday 1st May 2017 (May Day)
Monday 25th December 2017 - Tuesday 2nd January 2018 inclusive (Christmas and New Year)

 

TOWN HOUSE OLD ABERDEEN HOUSE

Broad Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1AQ
Tel: +44 (0)3000 200 292 (option 6)
Fax: +44 (0)1224 522310 
email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

Dunbar Street
Aberdeen
AB24 3UJ
Tel: +44 (0)1224 481775
Fax: +44 (0)1224 495830
e-mail: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk  

Searchroom opening hours
Wednesday - Friday
9.30am - 4.30pm

Searchroom opening hours
Monday - Wednesday
9.30am - 4.30pm

Facilities                              
reference library
information leaflets
photocopying/scanning available
e-mail, telephone & postal enquiries
research service            
microfilm reader/printer
internet access, including free access to Deceased Online and access to Kirk Session records
laptop facilities
*Please note Wi-fi is not available*

Facilities
free car parking
reference library
information leaflets
photocopying available
e-mail, telephone & postal enquiries
research service
internet access, including free access to Deceased Online and access to Kirk Session records
laptop facilities
*Please note Wi-fi is not available*

Location Map

View Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives Town House in a larger map


Please click Car Parks and Parking Charges for a list of car parks in Aberdeen and the current charges.

Location Map


View Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives Old Aberdeen House in a larger map

Please note that pay and display areas in Old Aberdeen are now in operation, but this does not affect parking at the car park at Old Aberdeen House which remains free for visitors to use.

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