Containing over 200,000 items on the history of the borough, the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre can help you discover the history of your family, the area you live in, local buildings, and more.

Contact the Local Studies and Archives Centre

Online catalogue

Due to technical issues our online catalogue is currently unavailable. We hope to have it accessible again as soon as possible.

Annual stock-taking fortnight 2019

Please note that for the purposes of stock-taking and essential maintenance, the centre will be offering a restricted service during the following period:

Monday 7 January to Saturday 19 January 2019

We will answer telephone and written enquires as usual but will only be open for researchers– by prior appointment – on Friday 11 January and Friday 18 January.

We open again as normal on Monday 21 January 2019

What's on?

Local history exhibitions and events 

Oil paintings online

You can view our oil paintings  collection online.