KBR opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 9 am – 7 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm

KBR is temporarily closed to the public due to the Covid-19 measures.

Opening hours

Reading rooms

Check the opening hours of all reading rooms below.

The reading rooms close at 5 p.m. the day before public holidays and in July and August.

The reading rooms are closed on the following days:

Closing Days 2020
  • 1 January (New Year’s Day)
  • 13 April (Easter Monday)
  • 1 May (Labour Day)
  • 21, 22 and 23 May (Ascension Day)
  • 1 June (Whit Monday)
  • 20 and 21 July (Belgian National Day)
  • 15 August (Assumption Day)
  • 1 and 2 November (All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day)
  • 11 November (Armistice Day)
  • 15 November (King’s Feast)
  • from 25 December to 1 January
  • Saturdays in July and August


Our reading rooms are closed on public holidays and certain additional closing days. The latter are decided upon in an official decree by the government, which is issued at the beginning of the year.

Opening hours