Almere City Archives

The Almere City Archives ('Stadsarchief Almere') is the municipal historical documentation centre. It is a historical and topographical archive that contains documents, maps, books and a considerable collection of photographic and audio-visual material. It maintains the archives of the municipality of Almere, as well as those of private organisations and individual residents.

Almere's digital archive - - is a valuable resource providing access to a wealth of materials available in digital form for historical research. The database contains PDF files of local public policy documents (1976 to 1994) and a photo collection featuring some 40.000 images. The remaining documents preserved by Stadsarchief Almere are listed in inventories. These brief descriptions can be searched in their entirety.

Contributing to Almere's collective memory
Official histories, personal images and memories of local personalities and events are vital elements in building and preserving Almere's collective memory. Stadsarchief Almere welcomes documents, photographs and audio-visual materials to enrich its collection.

Consultation hours: every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.00 to 15.00 o'clock
You can visit us at Stadhuispromenade 2 (entrance at the square between the Public Library and City Hall). Stadsarchief Almere can also be reached through or telephone number 14 036 (only accessible from the Netherlands). If you are calling from abroad, you call +31 36 539 99 11.

*Do you want to consult materials from the City Archives? Let us know at least a day in advance through telephone number 14 036 or through

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