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Searchroom closures

Due to the coronavirus situation, the Norfolk Record Office at the Archive Centre is now closed until further notice, including the searchrooms. All events and group visits to the Norfolk Record Office have been cancelled.

The Norfolk Heritage Centre on the second floor of the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library and the King’s Lynn Borough Archives are also closed.

What you can still do

Staff from all three bases are working remotely and are doing their best to process requests for copies of  birth, death and marriage certificates and other queries that they can deal with over email/online via

Please note, staff can only deal with enquiries requiring access to documents that cannot be dealt with online where there is a pressing, urgent need, such as a document required as legal evidence in court.

Remember, you can still do a lot of research online – we have plenty of links to resources listed on our website. Please email if you need help to support you with this.

To keep up with the latest information please follow us on:

Facebook: @Norfolkrecordoffice
Twitter (Norfolk County Council): @NorfolkCC