Opening hours

The Royal Library of Belgium is open from Monday to Friday (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.) and on Saturdays (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Smaller Reading Rooms have limited opening hours. Details are listed below.

You will find the opening hours of Librarium, our shop, the cafeteria and the registration desk on the relevant pages.

The Royal Library is closed

  • on public holidays
  • on Sundays
  • on Saturdays in July and August
  • from 25 December to 1 January

The Royal Library closes at 5 p.m.:

  • the day before public holidays
  • in July and August