The deadline for Christmas photograph orders was December 5.

Search the Archives’ database for records and information.


At the City of Toronto Archives you can find historical records (information), including:

  • records created by the City of Toronto government
  • records created by municipal governments that existed before the 1998 amalgamation
  • papers of people, families, organizations and businesses
  • photographs
  • maps, plans and architectural drawings


A new exhibit called “The Twenties: Snapshots of Everyday Life” is now on display, to commemorate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the beginning of the 1920s.

The exhibit runs until August 2020 and admission is free.

The Archives is open on Saturdays from October 19, 2019 to April 25, 2020. Staff are available to help you with your research during Saturday hours but we cannot retrieve boxes.

What's in the Archives

Find out what records and resources are available.

Using the Archives

Learn how to find and use archival documents.

What's Online

Exhibits, maps and other records available online.

Copying What's in the Archives

Find out how to make copies and how much they cost.

For Teachers & Students

Education programming and tours of the Archives.

About the Archives

Who we are, what we do and why we do it.