Research Centre

The following terms apply if you would like to consult our collection.

  • You can visit the Research Centre by appointment only, and only for the demonstrable use of the collection (archive and library).

  • Appointments must be scheduled during our adjusted opening hours and specify a date and time slot: From Wednesday to Friday: 11am – 5pm (Time slots: 11am – 2pm; 2pm – 5pm.).

  • Please remember that in the Research Centre there is room for 8 visitors, 4 of whom will be able to consult archive material at any one time.

Making an appointment

  • Please make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance. For the archive collection, you can do this by sending an email with the inventory numbers you want to view to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You can choose archive material in our inventory via our Search Portal.

  • For publications, you can send titles with signature numbers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You can also choose publications via our Search Portal. In addition to the documents or publications you want to view, you should include the following personal details in your email: name, email address, telephone number, desired date of visit and a second option, desired time slot(s) and any other comments.

  • You will receive a confirmation of your appointment. Without this confirmation, your reservation is not valid.

We have limited availability, so we ask for your understanding in kindly providing this information in advance.

More information on the reopening of Het Nieuwe Instituut and visitor guidelines.