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.
Red Deer Archives, K34: Map of Red Deer, Alberta, 1890

The Archives is currently closed for in person appointments. Please contact us via telephone or email and we will do our best to assist you virtually. 

View The City of Red Deer Digital Archives Collection

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

Come down to the Archives to see the featured exhibit, conduct research, or deposit your historic records.

View our featured COVID-19 collection and learn how you can donate your related records to the Archives.

General Hours of Operation

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

Main Contact Information

Reference Phone: 403-309-8403
4725 49 Street
Mailing Address

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.

Snowman in a field

COVID-19 Collection

Share your individual stories and creative works inspired by this moment in history, as we navigate the daily challenges of COVID-19.