Highland Archive Centre is open for booked appointments as well as drop-ins.
For more information on booking and what to expect when you visit, see our guidance on planning your visit.
The Highland Archive Centre at Bught Road, Inverness is responsible for collecting, preserving, and making accessible, archives relating to the history of the Highlands. In addition to bespoke searchroom and repository facilities, the centre incorporates a dedicated Family History Room, and a specialist Conservation Studio. The centre also accommodates the Council’s Records Management Service.
The archive collections at the Highland Archive Centre date from the 14th century to the present day covering the counties of Inverness, Nairn, Ross and Cromarty and Sutherland. Find out more about the collections.
Please feel free to drop in – staff are always available to assist you with your research.
There is access to the public searchroom and the Family History Room, via stairs or a passenger lift.
Free car parking.