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Visits

The State Archive is a public archive and its holdings may be inspected without prior notification.

Documents can be inspected in the reading rooms and are subject to the statutory provisions on the provision of information to the public.

Regarding the conservation of our documents copies are only limited available. Please bring you own camera with you.
Price of photocopies:

  • black and white photocopy A4 and A3 0.50 CHF
  • colour photocopy A4 1.50 CHF and A3 2.00 CHF

 

It is not possible to borrow the holdings of the State Archive nor can they be ordered in advance. The only exception are maps and documents from the external stockroom. We will do our best to make this orders available as soon as possible (twice a day).
Please contact us if you wish to consult any of them.

Opening hours

Weekdays Morning Afternoon
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. 1 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Special closure reading rooms

Reason Date
Christmas/New Year From Monday, 12/25/2017 to Tuesday, 01/02/2018
Stock taking From Monday, 06/23/2018 to Monday, 05/07/2018

Before the following public holidays the Archives close at 3 pm:

  • Good Friday
  • Ascension Day
  • National holiday, august 1
  • Christmas

Ordering times

Weekdays Times
Tuesday – Thursday 8:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m.,
1:15 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
Friday 8:15 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m.,
1:15 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Guided tours

Free guided tours of the archives are offered to groups by prior arrangement.


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