Kent archives and local history

The Kent Archives and Local History Service has reopened.

To visit you must book an appointment 3 days beforehand by emailing

The Kent Archives is located in the Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone.

Our service provides you with the opportunity to learn, explore and develop your knowledge of Kent's history.  Find out more about our collections, research services, conservation work, parish registers and events.

Visit the Kent Archives and Local History website.

Alternatively, you may also wish to visit: