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Online collection

A small part of our collection is accessible online. Below you will find these materials.

NOTE: with Open Up! and the historical magazines an IHLIA account is required to view files. Register or log in

Open Up!

The history of LGBTI emancipation and development, mainly in central, east and southeast Europe.

Historical magazines

With titles such as Der Eigene en Levensrecht


We show T-shirts from our collection in two places: IHLIA Outside the Box offers an overview of shirts that generous donors donated to us as a result of our exhibition LGBTshirtQIA + (in Dutch)
And at Wearing Gay History we also exhibit dozens of shirts

Gay & Lesbian Nightlife

Overview of the Dutch gay / lesbian catering industry over the years on the platform for social history: Historypin (in Dutch)


Online exhibition about the button collection of IHLIA


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

Tel: 020-5230837

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