The National Archives primarily preserve the records of government and Parliament, the judicial system, the educational system, and many others public bodies. The records of central government are normally held in Stockholm, while regional and local material is held in the Regional State Archives, along with church archives and a number of other public archives. Our collections also include the records of private individuals, families, associations, and more.

Archives and reading rooms

The National Archives in Stockholm and the Regional State Archives have a number of reading rooms and libraries open to the public.

Arninge, Stockholm

The National Archives in Arninge hold the records of central government and private archives of national interest, mainly from the twentieth century onwards, along with a million maps and drawings.
Contact Arninge

Military Archives, Stockholm

The Military Archives in Stockholm hold military documents from the end of the sixteenth century to the present, and a large collection of historical maps.
Contact the Military Archives

Marieberg, Stockholm

The National Archives in Marieberg hold the records of central government from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. More recent records are primarily kept in Arninge.
Contact Marieberg

Royal Palace Archives, Stockholm

The Royal Palace Archives hold the collections of the royal court and administration from the sixteenth century to the present.
Contact the Royal Palace Archives

Gothenburg

The Regional State Archives in Gothenburg holds the records from the county of Västra Götaland, along with a large number of documents related to shipping.
Contact Gothenburg

Härnösand

The Regional State Archives in Härnösand holds records from the counties of Gävleborg, Västernorrland, Västerbotten, and Norrbotten. You will also find property documents from  Sweden`land registry.
Contact Härnösand

Lund

The Regional State Archives in Lund holds records from the counties of Blekinge, Halland, and Skåne.
Contact Lund

Uppsala

The Regional State Archives in Uppsala holds records from the counties of Uppsala, Södermanland, Örebro, Västmanland, and Dalarna.
Contact Uppsala

Vadstena 

The Regional State Archives in Vadstena, located in Vadstena Castle, holds records from the counties of Östergötland, Jönköping, Kronoberg, and Kalmar.
Contact Vadstena

Visby

The Regional State Archives in Visby holds records from the county of Gotland from 1402 to the present.
Contact Visby

Östersund

The Regional State Archives in Östersund holds records from the county of Jämtland.
Contact Östersund

Locations

Locations of the various archives. Click on the image to see it enlarged.

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