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What can you find at the Archives?

For those brave adventurers, with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge who love exploring ancient civilizations, uncovering priceless artefacts, and discovering interesting facts about the world we live in.

There's a place of wonder, just waiting to be explored....... the Western Cape Archives and Records Service.

Discover a world of knowledge on the history of the Cape, from the world's first company logo, to plans, maps and manuscripts dating back centuries, including family trees and marriage records.

It's your history. Come explore it. At Roeland Street in Cape Town.

The Western Cape Government, BETTER TOGETHER.

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The content on this page was last updated on 25 August 2021