Page from the city council protocoll book of Spandau from 1712, photo: Citadel Berlin, Friedhelm Hoffmann

The Archive of the City History Museum Spandau is located in the attic of the Palas. It is a point of interest for all who wish to learn about the history or certain historical aspects of the former city and now district of Spandau and it’s surroundings. The archive’s most extensive collections consists of old council documents, newspapers, photographs, maps and blueprints as well as a library. A more detailed overview provided in German is available here.

Some objects of the collection of the City History Museum Spandau can be found on museum-digital:berlin (in German).


Opening hours

  • Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Contacting us before your visit is encouraged and appreciated.


Please note: The Archive of the City History Museum Spandau will be closed until April 19, 2020.


Sebastian Schuth

Tel. +49 30 – 354 944 287
Fax +49 30 – 354 944 296