Military history collections

The Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH) has several military history collections.

Are you looking for military historical documentation, publications or visual materials (photographs and films)? You may find what you are looking for in the collections of the NIMH. If you have relevant material of your own and you are looking for a suitable destination for it, you can also contact the NIMH. Or are you looking for information about your ancestors with military backgrounds? The NIMH may be able to help you.

Visiting address

Frederikkazerne, building 105
Van Alkemadelaan 786
2597 BC The Hague 

Postal address

Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH)
PO Box 90701
2509 LS The Hague 


General: +31 (0) 88 951 66 55 (on weekdays from 9.00 - 12.00 hrs and 13.00 - 16.00 hrs)
Reading room: +31 (0) 88 951 66 22


Website (in Dutch)