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12/07/2022 - Events
Exposition – Science & Culture at the Royal Palace 2022 : Ensuring the Future

Following an absence of two years due to the Corona crisis, discover the exhibition "Ensuring the Future", organized at the Royal Palace from July 23 to August 28, 2022 by Belspo and the ten Federal Scientific Institutes including the State Archives of Belgium.

11/03/2022 - Our branch offices and reading rooms

Most health protection measures are lifted:

  • The reading room of the National Archives is accessible with or without booking. Bookings must be made exclusively using the online booking form.
  • The reading room of CegeSoma is acessible upon appointment only via this online form.
  • The reading rooms of all other State Archives repositories are only accessible upon appointment per e-mail, made at least 2 work days in advance and addressed to the repository in question. You can find the contact details of the State Archives repositories here
  • Wearing a face mask is no longer mandatory on State Archives premises.
  • Stay informed via the Facebook page of the State Archives.
  • You do not know to which service your question should be addressed? Use our contact form.
29/09/2021 - Research - Publications - NAB - Joseph Cuvelier

The State Archives and the Royal Museum for Central Africa have published a source guide to the history of colonisation. This new publication identifies and locates all archives available in Belgium dating from the colonial period of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. The book in two volumes is also accessible online.

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