Practical information

Opening times

Open to the public

Monday : closed

Tuesday : from 8am to 6pm (Distribution of documents from 8am to 5.30pm)

Wednesday to Friday : from 8am to 4pm (Distribution of documents from 8am to 3pm)

Closed periods 2019 (Monday : closed)

  • Tuesday, 1st January;
  • from Tuesday, 2 April to Friday, 5 april;
  • Wednesday, 1st May;
  • from Thursday, 30 May to Friday, 31 May;
  • from Thursday, 30 July to Friday, 16 August;
  • Friday, 1st November;
  • from Tuesday, 24 december to Friday, 3 January 2020.

Closure of the reading room in July and August

The Reading Room of the Archives of the City of Brussels will be closed to the public from Monday, July 29th, 2019 to Monday, August 19th, 2019 included.

We welcome you with pleasure on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 from 8am.

During this period, if you need to consult urgently a building permit dossier (signature of a sales agreement or of an sales act within the closing period…), we welcome you only on appointment on Tuesdays (July 30 and August 6 and 13) and Thursdays (August 1 and 8) at 1 .00 pm. You will be allowed to consult the dossier till 4.00 pm.

Appointments are made by email ( and by stating the consulting reason and the address of the property.


Archives of the City of Brussels
Rue des Tanneurs 65
1000 Brussels