Zemský archiv v Opavě

  • Provincial Archives in Opava
  • Landesarchiv in Troppau
  • ZAO

History

The Provincial Archive in Opava is the third oldest and also the third largest state archive in the Czech Republic. It serves as a state regional archive for the territory of the former North Moravian Region, but at the same time it is also a historical provincial archive for the former Duchy of Silesia.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The Provincial Archives in Opava are gradually registering and cataloguing their collections on electronic databases. For digitised documents, it is possible to view the archival material in high resolution comfortably at the following site:

http://digi.archives.cz/

The database "Archive Groups in the Czech Republic", administered by the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic, also provides basic information on fonds and collections stored in archives throughout the Czech Republic. The web application is available in English:

https://aplikace.mvcr.cz/archivni-fondy-cr/default.aspx?lang=en

Opening Times

Monday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Documents may be reserved in advance by telephone (+420 553 60 72 43) or email badatelna@zao.archives.cz