The BC Archives is located in downtown Victoria, at 655 Belleville Street, at the corner of Belleville and Government Streets, next to the Royal BC Museum and close to the Legislative Buildings and the Empress Hotel.
Hours and Location
Reference Room Hours
|Service||10:00 am – 4:00 pm Weekdays||Evenings and Saturdays|
|Staff assistance (in person)||Yes||No|
|Staff assistance (via telephone)||Yes||No|
|Retrieval of original records and publications*||Yes||No|
|Camera use (photographic copying)||Yes||Yes|
|Printing from self-serve microfilm||Yes||No|
|Scanning from self-serve scanners (with purchase of USB stick**)||Yes||Yes|
|Printing from computer kiosks||Yes||No|
|Access to Microfilm Room||Yes||Yes|
*Retrievals of original records must be placed by 3:30 pm
**You can purchase a USB stick during staff hours or you can bring your own USB. We cannot guarantee that external USB sticks will work on our machines.
|November||12, 14 (3:00 – 8:00 pm)|
|December||6 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm), 10 – 14, 25, 26|