The city archive also manages the exhibition activities of the Heimatmuseum Versmold. Activities focus on municipal history as well as preparation for the 300-year town charter anniversary to take place in 2019. Further tasks include support and further education of the town tour guides.
The document and collection holdings are mainly taken from the 19th century. Politically and economically, the influence of the mercantile family of Delius is essential for development of the location from 1721 onwards. Special attention is paid to evidence of the completely vanished textile trade. National history monuments are documented well, in addition to the Prussian era in the "long" 19th century up to the end of World War I.