Page from the city council protocoll book of Spandau from 1712, photo: Friedhelm Hoffmann © Archiv Stadtgeschichtliches Museum, Zitadelle Spandau

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.

Some records from the archive’s holdings can be seen in the following online formats (in German):

100 Jahre Bezirk Spandau im Bild (1920 – 2020)

Tag des offenen Denkmals 2021

Tag der Archive 2022


Opening hours

Monday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please contact us via Mail to schedule an appointment.



Sebastian Schuth

Tel. +49 30 – 354 944 287