The NBS Archives are open to the public at the following times:


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

9 a.m. to 12 noon /

12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.


In July, August and September the Archives are closed to the public. 

The Acquisition Committee

In creating and expanding its archival collections, Národná banka Slovenska (NBS) makes use of the initiatives and assistance of the Committee for the Acquisition and Evaluation of Written, Pictorial, Sound and Other Records. It was set up with effect from 1 August 1997. The Committee consists of six members, three of whom are employees of the NBS Archives Section, while the NBS Legal Services Department, the Museum of Coins and Medals in Kremnica and the NBS Documentation Centre/Library supply one representative each. The Committee members meet as necessary, when there are enough bids and offers for the purchase or donation of documents.

During its more than twenty years of existence, the Committee has secured several valuable acquisitions for Národná banka Slovenska, including the original statutes of the financial cooperative Vzájomná pomocnica in Dolný Kubín dating from 1876, banknote designs by Aurel Kajlich, photographs and documentary material revealing the life of Michal Bosák (a Slovak banker in America whose business activities, after he emigrated to America in 1886, culminated in the establishment of his own bank, Bosak State Bank, in Scranton). Bosák’s descendants have donated an original ten-dollar bill from 1907 bearing his signature to the NBS Archives.

The activities of the Committee help to build up the archival collections of Národná banka Slovenska. The Committee is particularly interested in collecting the written reminiscences of persons who were active in banking for many years or who researched economic or business history.

For bids, offers and information please contact:


Postal address:
Národná banka Slovenska
oddelenie registratúry a archívu
Imricha Karvaša 1
813 25  Bratislava

+421 2 5787 1213

+421 906 12 1213

Last updated: Thursday, March 21, 2019