The Arquivo Distrital do Porto is a regional archive, acting as a flexible organic unit of the Direção-Geral do Livro, dos Arquivos e das Bibliotecas (DGLAB).
It aims to promote the safeguarding, enhancement and publicizing of archival heritage of regional scope as a foundation of memory, a guarantee of the rights of the State and the citizens, a factor of collective and individual identity, and a guardian of Democracy and the source of scientific research.
From 09:00 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:00 hours.
Opening hours in the Public Reading Service:
From 09:00 to 12:15 and from 13:30 to 16:45 hours.
March 19, St. Joseph's Day (Father's Day).