The Provincial Archives of Alberta (PAA) acquires, preserves and publicly makes available records from government, individual people and organizations for researchers of all ages.
Discover a piece of Alberta's past, find a lost relative or donate your own records and leave your mark on Alberta’s history. The doors are open for you to see Alberta in a different way.
Our vaults hold millions of documented historical facts, photos, films and other records about Alberta’s past. Whether you are a seasoned genealogist or a student researching your next project, we have the resources and staff to point you in the right direction.
Please note the Provincial Archives of Alberta will be closed on Monday, August 3 for Heritage Day.
A reminder that the Provincial Archives of Alberta is open on Tuesday, August 4th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please book your appointment before you visit the PAA. Call 780-427-1750 or contact us at PAA@gov.ab.ca