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Coronavirus update

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub is closed until further notice. This includes Gloucestershire Archives, Gloucestershire Family History Society, and Gloucestershire Registration copy certificates service.

Every effort will be made to continue offering essential services such as access to records for legal reasons.  We look forward to welcoming back our customers, volunteers, partners and friends in due course.

Have a look at our "Lockdown resources and activities" page for ideas and links to help you #ExploreYourArchiveAtHome.

Class or group visit

How to get the most out of a group visit to the archives.

We offer a tour of our public research room (where people can look at historic documents) and strongrooms (where our collections are stored in climate controlled conditions).

Tours are open to people of all ages and scheduled as part of our events programme.  They are also offered to learning organizations and community groups as a bookable visit.  Groups can take advantage of an additional document handling session to look at archive material that their members would find interesting.

Visiting school groups can also opt for taught sessions by Archives staff and/or an accompanying tour of Gloucester Rugby Club's Kingsholm stadium, which is within easy walking distance.  The joint tour complements our Gloucester Rugby Heritage Learning ZoneOpenindow resources for primary and secondary schools.

Please contact us to arrange a visit.  Also, have a look at the risk assessment.

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