Stadsarchief (City Archives)

Fee: Always free

Sun. 11 AM–5 PM
Mon. Closed
Tue. 10 AM–5 PM
Wed. 10 AM–5 PM
Thu. 10 AM–5 PM
Fri. 10 AM–5 PM
Sat. 11 AM–5 PM
Vijzelstraat 32
Amsterdam, Amsterdam 1017 HL

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The Stadsarchief (City Archives) (website) is a Museum (Historical) in Amsterdam.
Official description from Stadsarchief (City Archives):
We maintain the archives of the city authority, as well as those of private organisations and companies that have a connection with Amsterdam. The archives is open to the public. We also communicate the knowledge about the city contained in the archive through our range of publications, exhibitions and events.

Promotional images for exhibits from Stadsarchief (City Archives) official site

Current Exhibitions

Now Ongoing
Three hundred of the most attractive, unusual, valuable and moving Treasures from the archives, selected on the basis of 24 themes such as Love, Death, Power, Fame, and Vanished Amsterdam.
Official Stadsarchief (City Archives) Links
aGogh in Amsterdam

Note: This site is still in a alpha, unfinished form. The information for aGogh was almost entirely hand-gathered and so there may be errors and omissions. See an error? Contact us.

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