Visiting the archives
The Archives are open to visitors during regular opening hours and only by appointment. Pre-book your visit via e-mail to email@example.com.
Tuesday–Thursday 13:00–17:00 (except public holidays)
Closed 15 December–8 January 2024
Adress: Holmamiralens väg 2, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
Prepair for your visit
To make sure items are available, please use the online finding aids and contact the archives in advance with your orders.
Finding aids can be found in the reference library and on the web: https://sok.riksarkivet.se/nad
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Archives include the public records of the Museum and the Artists Archives.
The public records of the Museum (Myndighetsarkivet)
The public records contain the continuous records of the Museum’s operations from 1866 to the current period. There are three record groups: Nationalmuseum Sections (NM/AVD) and Administrative Body (NM/CK, NM/FE).
"The Artists Archives" (Enskilda arkiv)
The Artists Archives have been accumulated over the years by museum staff and through acquisitions, gifts and donations. The holdings consists of documentation about artists, individual artworks and buildings. It consists of both correspondence and research work by art historians and museum staff. The Artists Archives are divided into four collections: Biografica, Correspondence Collections (Brevarkiv) Topographical Collection Topografica) and Private Archives (Enskilda arkiv).
Treasures from the Archives and Art Library
The art library’s and the archives’ collections of literature, magazines, letters, news clips, records and much more contain many exiting treasures. Check out a small selection.