- The Hague Municipal Archives
At the the Haags Gemeentearchief you will find information on the (former) municipalities of The Hague, Loosduinen, Leidschendam, Stompwijk, Veur and Voorburg. The documents in the municipal archive range from documents from the 14th century to very recent materials.
The Haags Gemeentearchief acquires all types of information that both fit into the acquisition profiles and are suitable for a historical reconstruction of the Hague and its residents.
The Haags Gemeentearchief's archives range from materials of the Dutch Israelite community, to digitial genealogies, and year reports of the municipality. Moreover, the archives of the Nederlands Muziek Instituut (Dutch Music Institute) are also managed by the Haags Gemeentearchief.
It is possible to search the records of the Haags gemeentearchief in the catalogue of the collections. The searchable collections include, among others, the image library, the library of the Haags gemeentearchief, municipal archives. The search engine can be found here.
The Haags Gemeentearchief has two reading rooms. The reading room on the ground floor is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm. The second reading room is open from Tuesday to Thursday from 9am to 4pm.
From The Hague central station it is a ten minute walk and from The Hague Holland Spoor it is a 15 minute walk to the Haags Gemeentearchief It is possible to park in the underground parking garage of the city hall or in the parking garage in de tram tunnel under the Grote Markstraat.