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Highland Archive Centre

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Welcome to the Highland Archive Centre, Bught Road, Inverness.

In addition to bespoke searchroom and repository facilities, the new state of the art £10.5 million centre incorporates an archive Conservation unit and a dedicated Family History Centre. The centre also accomodates the Council's Records Management Service.

The Highland Archive Centre is responsible for collecting, preserving, and making accessible archives relating to the history of the Highlands.

The archives date from the 14th century to the present day.

Contact details

Highland Archive and Registration Centre, Bught Road, Inverness, IV3 5SS


Tel: +44 (0)1463 256444 

Email: archives@highlifehighland.com


Opening hours

Monday        10am-5pm

Tuesday       10am-5pm

Wednesday  10am-7.30pm

Thursday      10am-5pm

Friday            Closed

The searchroom is available for pre-arranged group visits on Fridays and at weekends.

Services available

The public searchroom in Inverness is open to all, free of charge.

There is access to the public searchroom via stairs or a passenger lift.

Free car parking is available.