Please note that the Archives building will be closed for the Westerner Parade until noon on July 16. You can still enter the Archives, if you call 403-309-8403 to gain entry.

The Red Deer & District Archives section of the City of Red Deer acquires, preserves and makes available to the public both municipal and community records.

The Archives is the official repository of City records of enduring historical value as well as acquires records from numerous clubs, organizations, churches, businesses, individuals and families.

The Red Deer & District Archives is a unit of the Information Technology Services department at the City of Red Deer.

General Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday  9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Statutory Holidays

Main Contact Information

Reference Phone: 403-309-8403
Fax: 403-340-8728
4525 47A Avenue
Mailing Address

Red Deer Archives, P2751; Red Deer Land Titles Office, prior to 1920.

Search Collections and Holdings

Search over 1,000 linear metres of textual records, 100,000 photographs, 7,000 maps, plans and drawings from 1850 to the present.

City Records Room, 1965

Donate Your Records

We are looking for records that provide insight into the life of an individual, family, or organization, as well as document the memory of the larger community.

Red Deer Archives, P781; Ross Street looking west to the Cenotaph, ca. 1955.

History of Red Deer

Discover your history through exhibits or learn some new facts and trivia about Red Deer.

News & Notices

Council allocates funding for home...

August 18, 2014

During the Monday, August 18 City Council meeting, two initiatives aligning with provincial and community plans to end homelessness were approved by Council.