Information for visitors

The special and extensive collection of the City Archives may be accessed by anyone who wishes to search local history. Visitors may not only access material through this website, but also in the reading rooms of the archive.

Here you can view special documents with your own eyes and our staff are available to assist you with this.

Address for visitors Hofdijk 651 - 3032 CG Rotterdam
Opening hours: tuesday till friday 9.00 - 17.00
Postal address Postbus 71 - 3000 AB Rotterdam
Phone number +31 (0)10 267 55 55
Faxnumber +31 (0)10 267 55 56
E-mail address


Closed in 2018

    Tuesday, December 25th (Christmas Day).
    Wednesday, December 26th (Boxing Day)

      Proof of identity

      We kindly request that you complete a visitor registration form on your first visit to the archive. You will then receive a personal visitor number. When registering, you must be able to provide a valid proof of identity.