About the Archives

The Municipal Archives include 2 departments: 
  1. Records center
  2. The Historical Archives of the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo
The Historical Archives contain documents starting from the founding of the "Achuzat Bayit" Association in 1906 until circa 1990. The Archives also include a collection of documents of the Jewish Community of Jaffa (Vaad Hakehilla) from the years 1890-1896. 
The Archives collections reflect the history of the city in all aspects that involve the municipality: matters of education and culture, parks and recreation, construction, religion etc. The municipal archives also include private documents such as from the Chamber of Commerce, the Trade and Industry Club and documents of private people. The Archives also contain collections of maps since the 1920's, historic photographs, publications of the municipality and posters.
 
The archive is open to the public.
People who seek any information regarding the city's history are welcome to contact the archive using the information listed below. 

Contact us:
Study Room.
Situated in the City Hall, 69 Ibn Gvirol Street, 10th floor, room 1030.
Open to the public, Monday-Thursday, from 10:00-15:30.

Please coordinate your arrival in advance, using the following information:
  • Manager of the Municipal Archives: Ms. Larisa Shnitkind 972-3-7244360.
  • Manager of the center of information and study room: Mrs. Rivka Preshel-Gershon 972-3-7244361