Archive demand in Rhineland-Palatinate

In Rhineland-Palatinate, you can scientific purposes, for local history issues, for researchinto one's own family or for clarification of legal issues Evaluate the archives in the relevant archive. You can find out which archives are meaningful for your question via the corresponding search engines, which the respective archive has available either on the Internet or on site. The use of the archives is possible for any person who has a legitimate interest in accessing archival material. In addition to the state archives, you can also use municipal archives, church archives, family archives, business archives, media archives or university archives for your research.

If applicable, identity document (e.g. identity card) for the use of the respective archive.

Any person who has a legitimate interest in the use of the relevant archive material has the right to view the public archives in compliance with the Rules of Use.

The state of Rhineland-Palatinate also offers an online archive database in which initial searches can already be carried out.
To get a list of available archives in Rhineland-Palatinate, go to the corresponding page of the archive portal and select your region for a list of archives in the map shown.