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Local History Centre

Local History Museum
Welcome to Walsall Local History Centre, the Archive Service and Local Studies Library for Walsall Council.
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Walsall Council Walsall Local History Centre collects, processes and stores a wide range of information, including some personal details, in order to deliver our services efficiently. We are responsible for managing the information we hold and we recognise that this information is important to you. We take our responsibilities seriously and use personal information fairly, correctly and safely in line with the legal requirements set out by the GDPR. A full copy of the GDPR information can be found here


Walsall Archives are opening on Tuesday 30 April at 10.00am, for further details please come and visit us at the Lichfield Street Hub, Walsall (Central Library and Archives) or contact us on 01922 652212 or email


  We do not provide access to archives, maps or photographs between 12pm and 2pm (Tuesday and Wednesday).


A number of our fees and charges have changed as of 1st January 2018 - please see our Local History Centre Charges page for details which supersede all previous charges information.
Jack Haddock Photo Book
A new book packed with historic and nostalgic Walsall rail, bus, canal and townscape photographs from the 1950s onwards has been published by the Centre. The pictures are by the late Walsall local historian and photographer Jack Haddock, and the book has been edited and designed by Stuart Williams. Entitled
The Two-wheeled Time Traveller
and costing £8 plus p&p, the book is the ideal gift and is on sale here now. Tel: 01922 652212 to order.

Opening Hours


Walsall Archives opening hours are:
Sunday and Monday –Closed
Tuesday 10.00AM-4.00PM
Wednesday 10.00AM-4.00PM
Thursday 10.00AM-4.00PM
Friday and Saturday -Closed
General information
Historic images of Walsall will soon be available to view on our new archives website, which is currently under development.
For additional news and information read our blog:
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Walsall Local History Centre
Lichfield Street Hub
Lichfield Street
United Kingdom
Telephone (+44) 01922 652212