Museums & Archives

Museums and archives of note across the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and other regions with historic ties to the Low Countries.

(This particular list is very much a work in progress.)

Thumbnail image of the Mauritshuis art collection


National & Provincial Archives

Other Archives

  • AlleFriezen (NL): A collection of archives and genealogical sources from cities across Frisland, dating from the sixteenth century to the present.
  • Amsterdam City Archives (NL): Archives relating to the history of Amsterdam, with additional holdings relating to the broader Netherlands.
  • Het Geheugen (NL):  Hundreds of thousands of searchable images (digitized documents and photographs of extant artifacts) from over a hundred Dutch museums, archives and libraries.
  • Regionaal Archief Rivierenland (NL): Collection of municipal archives from the western “riverland” region of Geulders.
  • Regionaal Archief Zutphen (NL): Archives of Zutphen and the surrounding region – formerly a county, this area now part of Geulders.
  • Veere Municipal Archives (NL): Fully digitized archives of charters, letters, receipts, and legal paperwork from 1349-1784.