The Waterlands Archive contains the archives of the municipalities of Beemster, Edam-Volendam, Landsmeer, Purmerend, Waterland, Wormerland and Zeevang, the Water Authority Hollands Noorderkwartier and all their forerunners. Also the archives of notaries, churches, businesses, clubs, families and individuals can be seen here.?

Impressive collections of old maps, prints and photos, and regional newspapers, provide the visitor with extra treasures of information. All these sources can be accessed for free.