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05/05/2023 - 12:06

Are you passionate about Brussels, its history and heritage? Do you want to expand your library? The Archives, the Museums and the Culture Department of the City of Brussels organize a destocking of recent and old books.

See you on June 2 and 4 2023 at the Archives of the City of Brussels!

02/13/2023 - 10:01

The Archives of the City of Brussels present a Brussels chronology in a new form. Two hundred and sixty-five entries cover ten centuries of significant or more anecdotal events that have all shaped the identity of Brussels. This chronology invites you to discover or rediscover the rich history of our capital.

02/03/2023 - 15:51

"Du Collegium Theresianum à l’Athénée Royal de Bruxelles. La vie dans la première école laïque de Bruxelles (1777-1830)" by Michel Vanwelkenhuyzen.

03/15/2022 - 16:00

We invite you to discover the virtual exhibition “Archives de quarantaine”, in which the Archives of Brussels City participate with a selection of traces left by the citizens during the first lockdown.

We have selected three pieces that are presented on the portal of the AQA.

02/25/2022 - 14:26

From 22 February to 14 June 2022 in the Museum of the City of Brussels (at the 'Bracketed space').

02/17/2022 - 11:37

The latest articles for the annexed municipalities of Haren, Laeken and Neder-Over-Heembeek have been put online.

01/04/2022 - 15:23

The latest volume of “Cahiers Bruxellois” has been released. Discover the latest edition of this review on the Cairn online platform.

10/05/2021 - 11:57

The Archives and Museums of the City of Brussels are collecting objects relating to the history of LGBTQIA+ movements and cultures in Brussels. 

Make a donation and thus enrich the heritage and knowledge of the history of the queer movement and cultures in Brussels !

Practical information :

09/28/2021 - 10:27

Discover quickly our new article published on the blog ArchivIris !

04/19/2021 - 17:12

2021 is the centenary year of the administrative association of Laeken, Haren and Neder-Over-Hembeek with the City of Brussels. This centenary allow the Archives of Brussels City to review the documents about the three municipalities and stored in the warehouse.

Find out more here.

09/17/2020 - 09:54

Discover now the new clip of the group Dago Dago, shot in our repository.

For more information on the different filming that took place at the Archives, walk this way!

07/07/2020 - 09:41

Les mois d’été 2020 sonnent le glas du confinement. Cette période que l’on peut déjà considérer comme historique pour le monde en général et notre capitale en particulier va laisser de nombreuses traces immatérielles et matérielles.

06/08/2020 - 14:25

Depuis un certain temps, les pouvoirs locaux disposent d’instruments déterminant la durée de conservation des documents d’archives et des données: les tableaux de tri. Ceux-ci sont élaborés en Flandre par la Région flamande (auparavant par le VVBAD) et en Wallonie par les Archives générales du Royaume.

04/14/2020 - 14:43

Ce mardi 14 avril, les deux associations sœurs que sont l’AAFB et le VVBAD lancent leur projet de plate-forme commune  "Archives de Quarantaine Archief (#AQA)".

04/03/2020 - 15:56

The building that has housed the City of Brussels Archives since 1979 is a typical example of early 20th century commercial architecture. As a result, it has often been used as a location by film cameras.