The Museum holds and administers a number of important archives which include the Historical Archive of the Town of Badalona, the Visual Archives, with more than a million photographs, and the Josep Maria Cuyàs i Tolosa Archive, a collection gathered by the man after whom the archive was given its name, a local historian and first administrator of the museum.


This documental heritage, produced in Badalona, includes a wide range of materials in terms of sources, chronology and formats. The Museum Archives can be accessed and are available to researchers and the general public.


Opening times

Tuesday and Wednesday, from 10.00am to 2.00pm

Wednesday from 5.00pm to 8.00pm

Closed during the month of August, Christmas and Easter week

Norms of access

There is free access for visitors over 18 and for secondary school students doing their research projects. A visitor log should be filled in with relevant personal data and topic of research.



Reference library.

Documental information and bibliographic material

Information and research help on relevant material and consultation process is offered to researchers by our team of curatorial experts

Basic search enquiries can be made by phone, mail and fax or email when no documental research is required

Archive records and catalogues may be consulted for research and record tracking purposes at the reading rooms

Reproduction of material is allowed although subject to certain restrictions such as preservation, to avoid damage or deterioration, copyright legislation, intellectual property laws and others