Browse Public Archives Online Exhibits

Staff at the Public Archives regularly create exhibits on a variety of themes in Island history. You can view the current exhibit at the Public Archives or, in many cases, view the exhibit online.

What exhibits are available online?

Some of the exhibits available online include:

  • Caps and Gowns: Graduation Photos at the Public Archives
  • Let it Snow: Images of Our Island Winter (Heritage Week 2019)
  • Images of Early Camping in Prince Edward Island
  • Island Heritage Stands the Test of Time: Examples of Early Documentary Heritage at the Public Archives and Records Office (Heritage Week 2018)
  • The Public Archives Celebrates Canada 150: A Look at the Charlottetown Camera Club 1967 Centennial Celebration
  • Public Archives and Records Office submission to The Ties that Bind Canada: A Canada 150 Project of the National, Provincial, and Territorial Archivists’ Conference (NPTAC)
  • Images of Historic Province House (Heritage Week 2017)
  • Charlottetown Harbour Through the Years (Heritage Week 2016) 
  • Preserved by Letters: Fifty Years of the Public Archives and Records Office 
  • Celebrating 80 Years at the O'Leary Public Library (A Joint Project of the Public Library Service and Public Archives, November 2014)
Education and Lifelong Learning

General Inquiries

THE ARCHIVES IS MOVING.  The Archives is moving to a new location at the Atlantic Technology Centre (ATC), 176 Great George Street, Charlottetown.

We will be closing end of day November 1st for several weeks and will be unable to provide reference services during this time.  Reference inquiries received during the closure will not be saved; please contact us when we reopen.

Updates will be posted online. Thank you for your understanding.

Public Archives and Records Office
4th Floor, Hon. George Coles Building
175 Richmond Street
PO Box 1000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7M4

Phone: 902-368-4290
Fax: 902-368-6327

October to May:
Monday, Closed
Tuesday to Friday, 10am - 5pm
Thursday evenings, 6:30pm - 9pm