The General Archive of the Crown of Aragon, originally Royal Archives of Barcelona, is an archive containing the background documents of the institutions of the former Crown of Aragon and currently also contains other historical resources.
Since 1994 it is based on the street Almogàvers of Barcelona, where it was transferred from the Palau del Lloctinent.
It was founded in 1318 in Barcelona by the king James II of Aragon the Just as unified archive of all the territories of the Crown of Aragon. It was the single central archive of the Crown from 1318-1348, in which the Courts of Zaragoza created the Archive of the Kingdom of Aragon.
Phone +1 315–0211
Address 2-4 Carrer dels Comtes, Barcelona
Coordinates 41°23'2.5" N 2°10'37.831" E