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Contact Us

Email: Telephone: 902-490-4643

P.O. Box 1749

Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3A5

Fax: 902-490-6299

Regular drop-in reference hours

An archivist is on hand to assist with your research at the following times each week, excluding public holidays:

  • Tuesdays:10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Call or email to make an appointment for other times Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

If you plan to order copies, please bring cash or cheque for payment. Digital cameras are permitted.

Location of Halifax Municipal Archives

Visit the Municipal Archives at 81 Ilsley Ave, Unit 11, in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth. Look for the Municipal Archives sign at the south end of the building. There’s ample free parking and a secure bike-rack.

Halifax Transit routes52 Crosstownand66 Penhornboth stop at 81 Ilsley Ave.


Locator Map - 81 Ilsley Ave., Dartmouth, NS