Prague City Archives

Archiv hlavniho mesta Prahy
(Prague City Archives)
Archivni 6, 149 00 Praha 4 (Prague 4)

Phone: +420-23600 1111
Phone Registry: +420-23600 4017
Phone Reading Room: +420-23600 4012
Fax: +420-23600 7100

Capital City of Prague

Opening Hours of the Reading Room

The Prague City Archives Reading Room is starting February 22, 2021 open to the public under the following conditions:

  • The researcher is obliged to pre-book his visit in advance, via e-mail ( The reservation is set at the number of hours per day available to the researcher. However, it is not possible to book a study for several days in a row at the same time, each additional reservation is placed at the end of the waiting list of researchers. To order study materials, use the application form. More detailed instructions and further information can be found directly on the Reading Room's website.
  • The Reading Room is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am to 4pm. Due to the current situation, we recommend visiting the research facility only in absolutely necessary cases, which cannot be postponed.
  • In the Reading Room a hygienic limit on the number of people present is set per 4 persons studying at the same time.
  • In accordance with the worsening epidemiological situation and the current government regulation, each researcher is obliged to cover his/her face with a respirator or two surgical masks before entering the building. At the same time, he is required to wash his/her hands with soap and water before entering the Reading Room and to observe all other provisions of the research regulations and the hygienic standards of the Czech Republic. Disinfectants are available in the foyer of the building as well as in the in the Reading Room.
  • Please note that these measures may change at any time, following a decision by government authorities.