Visit Us

1675 Tutill Court, Merritt, BC, V1K 1B8

Winter: 10:00am - 3:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday;
10:00am - 4:00pm Thursday;
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Statuatory Holidays.

Summer: 10:00am - 3:00pm Monday;
9:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday to Saturday;
Closed Sunday and Stat Holidays.

Phone ahead to (250) 378-4145 if you are planning a special visit or research trip to Merritt


The Archives

The Archives has an extensive collection of Nicola Valley historical material & photographs.

  • Extensive collection of James Teit First Nations reference material.
  • Merritt Herald newspapers from 1905 to date. (Digitization underway.)
  • Merritt News newspapers.
  • BC Gazettes starting at 1886.
  • Mining Reports starting at 1923.
  • 4000 to 5000 photographs. (Digitization underway.)
  • Sherwin Kelly Collection - mining information.
  • Pioneer Family information.
  • Cemetery information; Pineridge, Upper and Lower Nicola.
  • Early maps.
  • City of Merritt records.
  • Early pre-emption records.
  • Early Water License records.
  • Digital Research Computer with access to newspapers and photographs.