• Public entrance: Mont des Arts 28, 1000 Brussels
  • Mailing address: Boulevard de l'Empereur 4, 1000 Brussels


  • Big packages: delivery at Place de la Justice 9.
  • Small packages: drop off at the desk at the public entrance (Boulevard de l'Empereur 2).

Buy a reader's card

You need to have a reader’s card in order to have access to the reading rooms and consult books.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm

Hours for reading rooms vary. KBR is closed on public holidays and certain additional closing days, and on Saturdays in July and August.

Requesting materials

Please use the online catalogue for requests from the closed stacks, both in the reading rooms and from home.

Tickets for events

KBR organises exhibitions, afternoon concerts, guided tours and much more.

Practical information

Upcoming events