Using the Archive

Whether you need information on opening hours or how to find us, or if you want to prepare your visit to the archive in detail, you have come to the right place. On the following pages you will find useful information for your visit to the archive.

Anfahrt zum Geheimen Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz über U-Bahnhof Dahlem-Dorf oder U-Bahnhof Podbielskiallee
© Geheimes Staatsarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz / Katja Dziakowski

The information is specially tailored to first-time visitors and all those who are not yet familiar with the Prussian Secret State Archives (GStA PK). Our website provides information on how to get to the archive, its opening hours, request and retrieval times, along with important details on how to use the archive. Information on your rights when using the archive can be found in the legal regulations.

How to Find Us

How to get to the Prussian Secret State Archives. more

Opening Hours

Opening hours of the research rooms; request and retrieval times. more

How to Use the Archive

For first-time visitors to the Prussian Secret State Archives: The ''ABCs'' for archive users. more