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Gloucestershire Archives

If you have enjoyed this website, you can find out more about the county's written heritage further by visiting Gloucestershire Archives in person or online at

Don't forget to look at our Events section to find information on our Roadshows and events!


About Gloucestershire Archives

We preserve the heritage, cultural and corporate memory of Gloucestershire and can help you with your researches into local and family history.

Visiting Gloucestershire Archives

Gloucestershire Archives is located on Clarence Row, just off Alvin Street close to Gloucester town centre.

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The rail and bus stations are nearby (ten minutes walk)

Car parking is available onsite at a rate of £3.00 per vehicle per day (no charge for Blue Badge holders).

Opening hours

Monday:          Closed
Tuesday:         09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:   09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:        09:00 - 18:30
Friday:             09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:        09:00 - 13:00

Gloucestershire Archives is closed on public holidays in England and Wales.

Contact Info

How to contact Gloucestershire Archives, including giving feedback
by mail, telephone, email or in person.

Gloucestershire Archives
Clarence Row
Alvin Street

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1452 425295

Events Programme & Short Courses

We arrange events and activities for people of all ages at Gloucestershire Archives and throughout Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire.

We also offer all kinds of learning opportunities to lots of different audiences, as well as a programme of adult and family learning events.

For more information please contact us or consult our Events Programme at: