More than 1,200 photographs from Oak Bay Archives' photographic collections, from the 1870s to recent times, have been digitized and are available to browse and search online. Images include residential and commercial buildings, streetscapes, beaches, sports & recreation, families, and more. 

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To request copies of digital images or permission to publish, please complete the Visual Records Permission Form and return it by email to


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Oak Bay Archives
2167 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia V8R 1G2

Closed to visitors and researchers until further notice, enquiries welcome.

Tel: 250-598-3290 (please include an email address in your message if possible)
Email: Enquiries 

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