Calgary Alberta North Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Family History Centre is located just north across the river from downtown in the Crescent Road Chapel. We overlook the Bow River, the City of Calgary, including a beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains. Drive to the parking lot at the back of the chapel, there is a buzzer on the west door.

Location & Map:
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Phone: 1 403 571-2925


History Centre Hours:

  • Wednesday 9:00 am to 12 Noon
  • Thursday 9:00 to 3:00 pm, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm,
  • Friday 9:00 am to noon (closed Fridays of long weekends)

Languages : English/Spanish/French/Afrikaans

Holiday Schedule:

  • July and August -  Closed on Fridays
  • Christmas - Closed approximately 1 week before Christmas
  • New Year - Open approximately 1 week after New Year

Centre Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

Languages: English, Spanish, French & Afrikaans 

Helpful Links

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Volunteer at the Centre

Currently have 6 volunteers