Highland Archive Centre

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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.

Highland Archive Centre staff are always available to assist you with your research – please feel free to drop-in or contact us to book an appointment. For more information on booking and what to expect when you visit, see our guidance on planning your visit.


Services available

There is access to the public searchroom and the Family History Room, via stairs or a passenger lift.

Free car parking.

Upcoming ActivitiesMore

Mon - 10:00 - 16:30
Tue - 10:00 - 16:30
Wed - Closed
Thur - 10:00 - 16:30
Fri - 10:00 - 16:30
Sat - Closed
Sun - Closed