Imperial City Archive

Municipal Archives - Archive Library

The archive library comprises four independent libraries and, with 23,000 volumes, forms an extensive collection on the history of the city and the region, on the history of the Reformation and the Peasants' War, and on the history of law and medicine of the 17th/18th centuries. The library is indexed by an alphabetical and a subject catalog as well as two special bibliographies. The book holdings can only be consulted in the reading room, borrowing is not possible. The archive library is not connected to the interlibrary loan system.

Guided tours of the Imperial City Archives take place every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:00 am. The duration is about 30 minutes, the cost is 5 euros per person. On display is a special exhibition with findings that came to light during the renovation work.

The guided tours take place during the main tourist season from Easter to the end of October.

Interested groups can also make individual appointments for guided tours. Contact: Tourist Information Mühlhausen, Ratsstraße 20, tel. 03601 404770. e-mail:


Imperial City Archive
Ratsstraße 19
99974 Mühlhausen

Phone: +49 3601 452142
not publicly accessible

Pets not allowed

no free entrance

Smoking not allowed

Photography not allowed


further information

Distance to public transport:
120 Meter
Guided tours
guided tour (only) with registration

Public parking facilities in the vicinity

P1 Parking lot "Blobach"
192 Places (Car)
Bus parking lot at the "Blobach"
8 Places (Bus or Coach)

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Legal information

Name of company

Mühlhausen City Council, Lord Mayor Dr. Johannes Bruns
Ratsstr. 25
99974 Mühlhausen

Phone: +49 3601 452115


Wirtschaftsbetriebe Mühlhausen GmbH
Windeberger Landstraße 73
99974 Mühlhausen


Tel.: +49 3601 404770


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