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Archive of the H. Congress of the State of Coahuila (Archivo del H. Congreso del Estado de Coahuila)
Manuel Acuña y Boulevard Francisco Coss S/N Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 420 9617
Email: mariaangelt@live.com
Website: Archive of the H. Congress of the State of Coahuila

Escobedo Municipal Archive, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila)
Obregón sin número Ejido primero de Mayo
25490 Escobedo
Telephone: 52 866 695 2044
Email: pme85019@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Escobedo Municipal Archive, Coahuila

General Archive of Coahuila (Archivo General de Coahuila)
Juan Aldama # 381 esquina General Cepeda Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 490 3016/488 5349
Email: agec.coahuila@gmail.com
Email #2: agecoa@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Archivo General de Coahuila
Website #2: Archivo General del Estado de Coahuila - AGEC
Website #3: General Archive of the State of Coahuila - AGEC
Website #4: Historical Archive of the State of Coahuila

The first website is available only in Spanish. Click on "Documentos en Línea" if you want to see the original images of historical documents online. Click on "Publicaciones y Catálogos en Línea" to see online catalogs of the archive's collection; that way you can find out whether or not the archive has the documents you need without having to call or visit the archive.
Within Coahuila there are many different municipal archives in the many cities within the state. You can view the directory of municipal archives in Spanish, which gives the address, telephone number, and website of each archive.

General Archive of the Judicial Power of the State of Coahuila (Archivo General del Poder Judicial del Estado de Coahuila)
Emilio Carranza Número 505 entre Múzquiz y Corona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 439 0367
Email: alejandro4444@hotmail.com
Website: General Archive of the Judicial Power of the State of Coahuila

General Archive of Notaries of the State of Coahuila (Archivo General de Notarías del Estado de Coahuila)
Boulevar Venustiano Carranza 8475
25207 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 432 5341
Email: dir_notarias@hotmail.com
Website: General Archive of Notaries of the State of Coahuila

General Cepeda Municipal Archive, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal General Cepeda, Coahuila)
Hidalgo y Venustiano Carranza Centro
25950 General Cepeda
Telephone: 52 842 425 0382/626 4076
Email: presidencia@guerrerocoah.gob.mx
Website: General Cepeda Municipal Archive, Coahuila
Website #2: Archivo Municipal General Cepeda, Coahuila

Municipal Archive Lic. Benito Juárez García (Archivo Municipal Lic. Benito Juárez García)
Edificio de las Casa de Cultura, Juárez entre Av. las torres y Carranza Zona Centro
25400 Matamoros
Telephone: 52 861 613 5090/613 5091
Email: presidenciamunicipaljuarez@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive Lic. Benito Juárez García
Website #2: Archivo Municipal Lic. Benito Juárez García

Municipal Archive of Abasolo, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Abasolo, Coahuila)
Venustiano Carranza esquina Nacional 402 Centro
25540 Abasolo
Telephone: 52 866 695 1023/695 1191
Email: municipiodeabasolo@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Abasolo, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Acuña, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Acuña, Coahuila)
Boulevard Emilio Mendoza Cisneros no. 1690 Aeropuerto
26200 Acuña
Telephone: 52 877 773 0871 Extensión: 202
Email: gabriela.arce@acuna.gob.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Acuña, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Allende, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Allende, Coahuila)
Guerrero Número 601 Norte Centro
26530 Allende
Telephone: 52 862 621 0064
Email: raroleo59@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Allende, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Candela, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Candela, Coahuila)
Simón Bolívar esq. Miguel Hidalgo s/n Centro
25570 Candela
Telephone: 52 873 736 0121 Extensión: 103
Email: ayuntamientocandela@yahoo.com.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Candela, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Castaños, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Castaños, Coahuila)
Hidalgo Norte 100 Centro
25870 Castaños
Telephone: 52 869 697 0364/697 1030
Email: mauro_znaya@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Castaños, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Ciudad Frontera, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Ciudad Frontera, Coahuila)
Progreso esquina con Cuauhtémoc No. 102 Centro
25600 Frontera
Telephone: 52 866 649 0010
Email: prety062@gmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Ciudad Frontera, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila)
Carranza 100 Centro
27640 Cuatro Ciénegas
Telephone: 52 869 696 1224
Email: mangel_58@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

Municipal Archive Eduardo Guerra (Archivo Municipal Eduardo Guerra)
Manuel Acuña esquina Allende Centro
25900 Torreón
Telephone: 52 781 716 0913/716 5053
Email: agecoah@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Archive Eduardo Guerra

Municipal Archive of Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila)
Av. Plutarco Elías Calle s/n
Nuevo Linares del Sur
27900 Francisco I. Madero
Telephone: 52 872 762 5200/773 1971
Email: presidente_sim@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Guerrero, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Guerrero, Coahuila)
Presidencia Municipal Raúl López Sanchez Número 38 Centro
26640 Guerrero
Telephone: 52 862 626 4061/626 4076
Email: presidencia@guerrerocoah.gob.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Guerrero, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Hidalgo, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Hidalgo, Coahuila)
Laredo y Porfirio Díaz s/n junto a la Presidencia Centro
26670 Hidalgo
Telephone: 52 867 736 2075/736 2101
Email: coah_hidalgo@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Hidalgo, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Jiménez, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Jiménez, Coahuila)
Hidalgo No. 100 Esquina Cap. Leal Centro
26400 Jiménez
Telephone: 52 878 786 0069
Email: fausto_milan@hotmail.com
Email #2: presidenciajimenez@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Jiménez, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Lamadrid, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Lamadrid, Coahuila)
Juan Antonio de la Fuente con Zaragoza s/n Centro
27700 Lamadrid
Telephone: 52 869 694 1902
Email: presidencialamadrid@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Lamadrid, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Monclova, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Monclova, Coahuila)
Calle Hinojosa 208 Zona Centro
25740 Monclova
Telephone: 52 866 633 8836
Email: arnoldo_bermea54@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Monclova, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Morelos, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Morelos, Coahuila)
Juárez número 306 Norte Centro
26500 Morelos
Telephone: 52 862 624 0018
Email: gobiernojoven@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Morelos, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Múzquiz, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Múzquiz, Coahuila)
Hidalgo y 5 de mayo s/n Centro
26340 Múzquiz
Telephone: 52 864 616 6968
Email: archivomunicipalmuzquiz@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Múzquiz, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Nadadores, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Nadadores, Coahuila)
Presidencia Municipal, Hidalgo número 39 Centro
27550 Nadadores
Telephone: 52 869 694 0544
Email: maximiliano_secretarioparticular@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Nadadores, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Nava, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Nava, Coahuila)
Presidencia Municipal Zaragoza Número 105 Centro
26170 Nava
Telephone: 52 862 624 5385/624 5465
Email: nava@nava.gob.mx
Email #2: presidencianava@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Nava, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Ocampo, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Ocampo, Coahuila)
Zaragoza s/n entre 20 de noviembre y Francisco I. Madero Centro
27500 Ocampo
Telephone: 52 869 695 0080/695 0175
Email: pmpioocampo@hotmail.com.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Ocampo, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Piedras Negras, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Piedras Negras, Coahuila)
Avenida Industrial sin número
Vista Hermosa
26010 Piedras Negras
Telephone: 52 878 112 0274
Email: unidaddearchivo@piedrasnegras.gob.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Piedras Negras, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Progreso, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Progreso, Coahuila)
Presidencia Municipal independencia norte 205 Centro
25420 Progreso
Telephone: 52 861 611 1099/611 1159
Email: admon2014_2017@hotmail.com
Email #2: manuel19551@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Progreso, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Ramos Arizpe (Archivo Municipal de Ramos Arizpe)
Allende Number 281 Centro
25900 Ramos Arizpe
Telephone: 52 844 180 1000/866 9000
Email: rarizpe@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila
Website #2: Archivo Municipal de Ramos Arizpe

Municipal Archive of Sabinas, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Sabinas, Coahuila)
Madero No. 117 norte No. 105 e Independencia Centro
26700 Sabinas
Telephone: 52 861 614 1860
Email: presidenciasabinas@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Sabinas, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Sacramento, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Sacramento, Coahuila)
Calle Morelos e Hidalgo No. 44 Centro
27750 Sacramento
Telephone: 52 869 694 1778
Email: sacramento2014_2017@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Sacramento, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of San Buenaventura (Archivo Municipal de San Buenaventura)
Hidalgo 119, Norte Centro
25500 San Buenaventura
Telephone: 52 869 694 3127
Email: rosy_hipolitom@hotmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of San Buenaventura

Municipal Archive of San Juan de Sabinas, Nueva Rosita, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de San Juan de Sabinas, Nueva Rosita, Coahuila)
Presidente Juárez s/n Centro
28850 San Juan de Sabinas
Telephone: 52 861 614 1860
Email: gabicult.gd@gmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of San Juan de Sabinas, Nueva Rosita, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Sierra Mojada, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila)
Avenida 5 de mayo s/n entre Zaragoza y Obregón Centro
27600 Sierra Mojada
Telephone: 52 872 775 2281
Email: archivopmsm@gmail.com
Email #2: crisymelendez19@gmail.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Sierra Mojada, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Torreón Eduardo Guerra (Archivo Municipal de Torreón Eduardo Guerra)
Acuña #140 Sur
27020 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 716 0913
Email: archivomunicipaldetorreon@gmail.com
Website: Archivo Municipal de Torreón Eduardo Guerra
Website #2: Archivo Municipal “Eduardo Guerra” de Torreón

Municipal Archive of Villa Unión, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Villa Unión, Coahuila)
Hidalgo y Cuauhtémoc s/n Zona Centro
26600 Villa Unión
Telephone: 52 862 623 0059/623 0160
Email: mvillaun@comuni-k.com
Website: Municipal Archive of Villa Unión, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Viesca (Archivo Municipal de Viesca)
Mercado Municipal Local 1 Av. Independencia s/n Zona centro
27480 Viesca
Telephone: 52 671 764 0209 Fax: 764 0211
Email: viesca_coahuila@hotmail.com
Website: Archivo Municipal de Viesca
Website #2: Municipal Archive of Viesca, Coahuila

Municipal Archive of Zaragoza, Coahuila (Archivo Municipal de Zaragoza, Coahuila)
Allende 104 Zona Centro
26450, Zaragoza
Telephone: 52 862 626 0061 Extensión: 102
Email: mzzacoah@hotmail.com.mx
Website: Municipal Archive of Zaragoza, Coahuila

Municipal Documentation Institute of San Pedro, Coahuila (Instituto Municipal de Documentación de San Pedro, Coahuila)
Presidencia Municipal Avenida Juárez Altos y Francisco I. Madero Centro
27800 San Pedro
Telephone: 52 872 772 0017/772 6000
Email: atorres7190@hotmail.com.mx
Email #2: fomecsanpedro@yahoo.com.mx
Email #3: fomexsanpedro@yahoo.com.mx
Email #4: planeacion_sanpedro@yahoo.com.mx
Website: Municipal Documentation Institute of San Pedro, Coahuila
Website #2: Instituto Municipal de Documentación de San Pedro

Municipal Institute of Documentation of Arteaga, Coahuila (Instituto Municipal de Documentación de Arteaga, Coahuila)
Miguel Hidalgo Number 6 Centro
25350 Arteaga
Telephone: 52 844 483 0033/483 0096/483 0082
Email: archivosarteaga@prodigy.net.mx
Email #2: mmojara@prodigy.net.mx
Website: Municipal Institute of Documentation of Arteaga, Coahuila
Website #2: Directorio de Archivos Municipales

Municipal Institute of Documentation of Parras, Coahuila (Instituto Municipal de Documentación de Parras, Coahuila)
Edificio de la Casa de Cultura, Allende número 202 Centro
27980 Parras
Telephone: 52 842 422 2300/422 2467/422 0014
Email: bcardenas@hotmail.com.mx
Website: Municipal Institute of Documentation of Parras, Coahuila
Website #2: Instituto Municipal de Documentación de Parras

Saltillo Municipal Archive (Archivo Municipal de Saltillo)
Juárez y Leona Vicario, s/n
Col. Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 414 4370/414 0284
Email: informes@archivomunicipaldesaltillo.gob.mx
Email #2: reports@archivomunicipaldesaltillo.gob.mx
Email #3: archivomunicipaldesaltillo10@yahoo.com.mx
Email #4: hmoreira@saltillo.gob.mx
Website: Saltillo Municipal Archive
Website #2: Municipal Archive of Saltillo
Website #3: Municipal Archive of Saltillo, Coahuila
Website #4: Municipal Archive of Saltillo
Website #5: Archivo Municipal de Saltillo

The Municipal Archive of Saltillo is the memory of the city; historical itinerary of our land. The Saltillo Municipal Archive protects, orders, classifies, describes, and disseminates the documentary collections generated by the municipal administration.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Artemio Library of Valle Arizpe (Biblioteca Artemio de Valle Arizpe)
Francisco I. Madero esq. Cuauhtémoc Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 877 410 10 62
Website: Artemio Library of Valle Arizpe

"Beatriz González de Montemayor" Library of the Regional Museum of La Laguna (Biblioteca “Beatriz González de Montemayor” del Museo Regional de la Laguna)
Av. Juárez s/n, Interior del Bosque Venustiano Carranza Ote.
27000 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 713 9545/722 1568
Email: refuenelmuseo@hotmail.com
Email #2: administracion.mrl.coah@inah.gob.mx
Website: "Beatriz González de Montemayor" Library of the Regional Museum of La Laguna
Website #2: Beatriz González de Montemayor Library

La Salle University Library, Campus Saltillo (Biblioteca de la Universidad La Salle, Campus Saltillo)
Carr. Antigua Arteaga Km. 8
Col. Las Delicias
25034 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 438 7700 ext. 131
Email: biblioteca@ulsasaltillo.edu.mx
Website: La Salle University Library, Campus Saltillo
Website #2: The La Salle Saltillo University Library

Library of the Autonomous University of La Laguna (Biblioteca de la Universidad Autónoma de La Laguna)
Av. Universidad s/n Col. El Tajito
27100 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 729 0156
Email: promocion@ual.mx
Website: Library of the Autonomous University of La Laguna

Library of the Normal School of Torreón (Biblioteca de la Escuela Normal de Torreón)
Paseo de la Rosita 721
Col. Campestre la Rosita
27700 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 721 1047 ext. 119 Fax: 721 1047
Website: Library of the Normal School of Torreón

Library of the Universidad Iberoamericana Torreón (Biblioteca de la Universidad Iberoamericana Torreón)
Calz. Iberoamericana 2255
27020 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 705 1010 Fax: 705 1080
Website: Library of the Universidad Iberoamericana Torreón

Library of the University of Advanced Studies (UNEA), Campus Saltillo (Biblioteca de la Universidad de Estudios Avanzados (UNEA), Campus Saltillo)
Carmen Aguirre de Fuentes 526 Zona Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 485 1543/485 1222 Fax: 412 0530
Website: Library of the University of Advanced Studies (UNEA), Campus Saltillo

Library of the University of the Valley of Mexico (Biblioteca de la Universidad del Valle de México)
Calle Tezcatlipoca 2301 Fracc. El Portal
25204 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 485 1789/438 0370
Email: victor.beltranm@uvmnet.edu
Website: Library of the University of the Valley of Mexico

Museums[edit | edit source]

Community Museum of the House of Culture of Francisco I. Madero (Museo Comunitario de la Casa de la Cultura de Francisco I. Madero)
Av. Vicente Guerrero s/n esq. Durango
Col. Benito Juárez
27900 Francisco I. Madero (Chávez)
Telephone: 52 872 773 0292
Email: casadelacultura.madero@hotmail.com
Website: Community Museum of the House of Culture of Francisco I. Madero
Website #2: Francisco I. Madero Community Museum, Coahuila

It is a compilation of both historical and representative pieces of our municipality, which have been added through the donation of the people of our community, for the rescue of abandoned instruments and pieces and the photographic taking of illustrious facts and characters; in it we find the 80 years of life of our city as well as the data of its origins.

Cultural Museum of Arteaga (Museo Cultural de Arteaga)
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 6 Poniente Norte
Col. Jardín
22350 Arteaga
Telephone: 52 844 483 0082/483 0033 ext. 127/483 0096
Email: culturadearteaga@hotmail.com
Email #2: museoculturaldearteaga@live.com.mx
Website: Cultural Museum of Arteaga

At present, this property functions as the Colonel Lucio Dávila Rumayor Cultural Center. In it, in addition to the museum, is the Municipal Archive, the office of the Historic Center, the Chronicler's office, and the Gallery where music, sculpture and courses are taught, painting for children and young people. It also has a library and photo library.

José Ángel Villarreal Museum (Museo José Ángel Villarreal)
Blvd. Adolfo López Mateos s/n
Col. Benito Juárez
26230 Ciudad Acuña
Telephone: 52 877 773 3029
Email: direcciondearteyculturaacuna@gmail.com
Website: José Ángel Villarreal Museum
Website #2: José Ángel Villarreal Museum, Coahuila

Located in the old Acuña railway station in a building built in 1960, the museum was created to disseminate and treasure local history and indigenous natural history.

Historical Museum of the City or House of the Hill (Museo Histórico de la Ciudad. Casa del Cerro)
Calz. Industria s/n
Col. Durangueña
27000 Torreón
Telephone: 52 871 716 5072
Email: museocasadelcerro.direccion@gmail.com
Website: Historical Museum of the City or House of the Hill
Website #2: Museo Casa del Cerro

It is located in a house-room built in 1904 by the architect and engineer Federico Wulff, who along with his family lived there for many years. Due to its strategic location, which offers a panoramic view of the entire city, it was used as a trench by General Francisco Villa during the taking of Torreón. In the 1950s the building was used as a military barracks and later it housed a small neighborhood. It was inaugurated as a museum on February 11, 1994, with the aim of spreading the history of the city.

Historical Museum of Múzquiz (Museo Histórico de Múzquiz)
Hidalgo 205 Centro
26340 Ciudad Melchor Múzquiz
Telephone: 52 861 616 6968/616 1991
Email: museomuzquiz@hotmail.com
Website: Historical Museum of Múzquiz
Website #2: Historical Museum of Múzquiz

It functioned as a school in 1905 and its building is considered historical heritage. It was inaugurated as a museum on November 20, 1984. In its different rooms, it exhibits paleontological, archaeological and object collections alluding to the history of the municipality. Annex is the Historical Archive, which protects historical documents of the region.

Palace Museum (Museo del Palacio)
Juárez e Hidalgo s/n, planta baja Centro
25000 Saltillo
Telephone: 52 844 411 8500 ext. 1172
Email: corelaav@outlook.com
Email #2: minagarlo47@gmail.com
Website: Palace Museum

Housed inside the Government Palace of Coahuila, the museum details in an entertaining way the history of the construction of Coahuila through the various times and characters that have led and channeled the efforts of the people of Coahuila, to build a thriving state and in constant development.