The Research Hall is now open for in-person visits, by appointment only, from Monday to Friday. Find out more information or book a visit. The Archives remains closed to meetings and events.

Search the Archives’ database for records and information.

Join us at the City of Toronto Archives this Saturday May 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Doors Open Toronto.  Check out our TTC centenary exhibit, or enjoy two virtual presentations.


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

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 Educators & Community Groups

Education programming and tours of the Archives.

About the Archives

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