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Archives[edit | edit source]

National Archives of Fiji
25 Carnarvon St, City Center
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 330-4144
Fax: (679) 330-7006
Website: National Archives of Fiji Online
Facebook: Facebook

The mission of the archives is to inspire Fijians to explore the records of their country; safeguard our recorded cultural heritage by preserving archival materials in accordance with international standards; support evidence-based governance by providing sound record keeping policies, standards and training; build a sense of shared responsibility for record keeping in the public service; expand Fiji’s knowledge base by encouraging in-depth archival research; and utilize appropriate technology to popularize the archives and ensure the security of archival data.
The Archives is a vast trove of information about Fiji held on documents occupying over 6km of shelving along with 2000 hours of historical AV footage and over 100,000 historical photos.

Reference Library & Archive
Fiji Museum
PO Box 2023 Govt. Bldgs
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 331-5944
Fax: (679) 330-5143
Website: Reference Library & Archive

The Fiji Museum maintains a Reference Library and Archive containing over 12,000 books, 11,000 photographs and other documents. The Reference Library and Archive has items not held in any other library in the world, including maps, old newspapers, oral history cassettes, rare books and a range of small brochures and pictures not in book form.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Fiji Department of Library Services (Library Service of Fiji)
64 Vuya Rd
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 331-5344
Website: Fiji Department of Library Services

FNU Derrick Library
Suva, Fiji
Website: FNUDerrick Library

For a list of libraries of the Fiji National University, go to Libraries of the Fiji National University.

Nausori Library
Kings Rd
Nausori, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 971-6421
Website: Nausori Town Council Library

Suva City Library
Victoria Parade
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 331 3433
Website: Suva City Carnegie Library
Website #2: Suva City Carnegie Library

University of the South Pacific
Laucala Campus
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 323 1000
Fax: (679) 323 1528
Website: Welcome to USP Library

Western Regional Library
270 Tavewa Ave
Lautoka, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 666 0911
Fax: (679) Fax 666-8195
Website: Western Regional Library
Website #2: American Corner Fiji/EdUSA Advising Center
Website #3: Library

Museums[edit | edit source]

Ba Civic Museum
Ba, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 667-4277
Website: Ba Civic Museum

Ba Civic Museum was opened in 2014 and celebrates the township’s history. It also documents the diverse cultural history of the region which is the most populated of the 17 districts in Fiji.

Fiji Museum
Cakobau Road
Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 331 5944
Fax: (679) 330 5143
Website: Fiji Museum

Located in the heart of Suva’s Thurston Gardens, the Fiji Museum holds a remarkable collection, which includes archaeological material dating back 3,700 years and cultural objects representing both Fiji’s indigenous inhabitants and the other communities that have settled in the island group over the past 200 years.