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.

12/21/2020 - 15:25

Subject to the enactment of new directives by the National Security Council, and if the health situation allows it, the reading room of the City Archives will be reopened to the public from Tuesday January 5 2021, provided that the following conditions are met :

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.

03/23/2020 - 16:36

Government measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus force many of us to stay at home. As the City Archives Service, we want to try to document this special period to keep track of it for future generations. The Archives of the City of Brussels want to document this special period with the measures regarding the coronavirus.

03/19/2020 - 08:06

In the coming weeks, we will be meeting you on Monday and Thursday on our Facebook page to identify new photos together!

Help us identify or date these photos from our iconographic collection. Please leave your comments or information near the photos concerned.

Big thanks in advance!

02/08/2019 - 13:32

Les Archives de la Ville de Bruxelles ont acquis en 2018 une émouvante correspondance,  témoignage d'une histoire d'amour dans les années 1920, entre Émile Purnode (Winenne 1890-1948 Laeken), commis de l'administration communale de Laeken, et Jeanne Dedecker (Laeken 1901-1979), habitante de la commune (boulevard Emile Bockstael 78).

01/30/2019 - 12:32

Mairie de Bruxelles
Qui est Qui en 1802
d’après le recensement des habitants de la Ville

10/19/2018 - 14:08

The collection of messages laid down in front of the Bourse (Brussels Stock Exchange) of Brussels and near the subway station Maelbeek following the attacks of March 22 2016, joins in the continuity of actions carried out in other places - Paris, London, Madrid, - after similar dramatic events.