Visit and Use of Collections
In our reading room, you can consult the collections of the International Institute of Social History (IISH), the Netherlands Economic History Archive (NEHA) and the Press Collection (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision). It is mandatory to make a reservation in advance.
You can make a reservation via https://booking.iisg.amsterdam. It is not possible to visit the IISH without a reservation. The reading room is only open for use of our collections.
You can use our reading room from Monday to Thursday between 9:00 and 16:30. Please note: no entry after 14:30. Visiting the reading room is free of charge.
To enter the building you must be able to display a Covid certificate (digital or printed QR code).
Further coronavirus-related guidelines at the IISH are:
- Please cancel your reservation if you have covid-like symptoms.
- Keep 1.5 meters distance at all times.
- Wear a face mask in the building.
(updated 23 November 2021)