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.


  • Reference library

  • Documental information and bibliographic material

  • Information and research

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

  • Basic search enquiries

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

  • Archive records and catalogues

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

  • Reproduction of material

    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


Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm and Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm. We recommend to call to make an appointment (933 841 750).

Entrance regulations

Free for people over 18 and for high school students who are doing research work. The registration of visits must be filled in, where the personal data and the research topic must be included.