Gloucestershire Archives

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Clarence Row Alvin Street

Gloucestershire Archives aims to preserve historical records relating to Gloucestershire, and to make them available for research. Gloucestershire Archives holds over 8 million documents dating from the 12th century to the present day and reflecting all aspects of life in Gloucestershire.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Tues: 09:00-17:00 Wed: 09:00-17:00 Thurs: 09:00-18:30 Fri: 09:00-17:00 Sat: 9:00-13:00 Sun: CLOSED Mon: CLOSED


Free - daily charge to park on site. Free parking for Blue Badge holders.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Guided tours
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available

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