Municipal Archives

NOTICE: The Municipal Archives will not be open for researchers between June 9 - July 4, 2023 due to facilities improvements.

Please contact the Archives for assistance or more information: 

(912) 651-6412

The Municipal Archives division:

  • Collects, manages, preserves and makes accessible records documenting the City of Savannah’s history
  • Administers the records management program and the City Records Center to increase the efficiency of City agencies
  • Shares the City’s history with City employees, citizens and visitors through outreach activities

The Municipal Archives services reference requests from researchers and the general public which relate to archival and historical City records under its administration in the City Records Center. Research appointments are required for on-site research visits. For more information see Using the Archives.

The Municipal Archives shares the City’s history through a variety of public outreach activities, including tours of City Hall, permanent and rotating exhibits, and special programs. For more information see Public Programs.

Savannah History Round-Up Online Portal

Share your community history with the Archives and help preserve Savannah’s unique story!  We are now collecting documentation related to all Savannah neighborhoods.  For more information visit the Savannah History Round-Up Portal