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
Search the Archives’ database for records and information.


The deadline for guaranteed delivery of photograph orders by Christmas is 4.30 p.m. on December 5th.

Find out about our new exhibit, Wide Open World: A Celebration of the Suburbs in Toronto, which opened on September 21.

The Archives is now open on Saturdays. Find out about our Saturday service.