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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
E-mail addressstadsarchief@rotterdam.nl

Closed in 2019

    Monday, 22nd of April (Easter)
    Thursday, 30th of May (Ascension day)
    Monday, 10th of June (Pentecost)
    Wednesday, 25th of December (Christmas)
    Thursday, 26th of December (Christmas)
    Tuesday, 31th of December (Old year's 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.