40 years of fighting, grieving, caring and loving

'House of Hiv' highlights the many initiatives from the HIV communities over the past forty years. At various locations in Amsterdam there are rooms in which stories from the history of forty years of HIV and AIDS in the Netherlands can be seen.

This exhibtion is an initiative of Hello Gorgeous, Mainline, Trans United, Black Queer Archives, Prostitution Information Center, IHLIA and the HIV Association. Seven community organizations representing people and groups disproportionately affected by HIV.

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september 2022

WELCOME TO IHLIA LGBTI HERITAGE

Collecting the past and present informs and inspires the future

IHLIA is the heritage organisation with a socially relevant and indispensable collection. 

IHLIA is continuously involved in collecting information about the LGBTI community and making it accessible. Anyone can turn to IHLIA for information about homosexuals, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders, and about their history, everyday life and culture.

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Collection

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The IHLIA collection contains rare documents. To safeguard the quality of our collection, you may peruse all the material, but only at our location. On your request, we prepare everything you need. 

Specials

Memories of Gay Games Amsterdam 1998

In the run-up to August 2023 the Gay Games will be brought to life through known and unknown anecdotes and stories, videos and photos

Online collection

A small part of our collection is accessible online

Latest news

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Contact

Visiting address IHLIA
OBA Oosterdok
Oosterdokskade 143, 3rd floor
1011 DL Amsterdam

Tel: 020-5230837
Email: info@ihlia.nl

Exhibits on the IHLIA Plaza
Free to visit every day, follow OBA opening times

Contact

Visiting address IHLIA
OBA Oosterdok
Oosterdokskade 143, 3rd floor
1011 DL Amsterdam

Tel: 020-5230837
Email: info@ihlia.nl

Exhibitions on IHLIA Plaza
The exhibitions are on display at the OBA during opening hours

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