NIOD’s archives and collections about war, the Second World War in the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies, the Holocaust and other genocides in the 20th and 21st century are accessible for all interested parties. Digitally or in our reading room. 


Archives search engine providing access to more than 400 archives held by NIOD.

Imagebase WW2

This national imagebase contains more than 175,000 images about the Second World War.


NIOD’s library holds over 65,000 titles about war, the Holocaust and genocide.

Web projects

Camp drawings

Drawings from the camps in the Dutch East Indies (1942-1945).

Youth magazines 1883-1950

A digital collection of nine youth magazines published between 1883 and 1950.

WW2 footage

Films of the Netherlands (1933-1950), shot by professional and amateur film makers.