Plan your visit

Opening hours reading room
  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday: 10am-9pm
  • Wednesday until Friday: 10am-5pm¬†
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed

Closure dates

You can also visit the exhibition on Saturdays and Sundays

Reading room rules
  • The reading room is accessible free of charge. In order to visit the reading room, you need a visitor pass.
  • You need to present a valid passport to acquire a visitor pass.

The reading room is a place for research. Please be considerate of others. And observe our house rules.

Practical information

When you want to study original records, you can make an online reservation. You can order reproductions of records or take pictures of the original documents yourself.

A number of archives is temporary not available because of digitisation. Please consult the list prior to your visit (in Dutch).