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Each year, the Belgian State Archives publishes a number of works in order to support and simplify archival research: guides, inventories, studies on history and archival sciences, etc.

The shop of the National Archives in Brussels offers all available works published, as well as seal moulds, postcards, posters, etc.

Publications pertaining to the State Archives repositories in the provinces are also available for sale at the reading rooms of these repositories.

If you do not have the possibility to visit one of our repositories in person, you can contact us directly by e-mail to or by calling 00 32 2 548 38 16 or  00 32 2 513 76 80 to order a publication of the State Archives or for further information.

Many publications of the State Archives are available in digital format for free, on our website or in the reading rooms.

For proper conservation of your documents, you can order acid-free archive boxes and folders. Please contact the supplies department of the National Archives at 00 32 2 548 38 14 or send an e‑mail to

Shop of the National Archives

Rue de Ruysbroeck, 2-6 - 1000 Brussels

Open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 4 pm.

Phone: 00 32 2 548 38 16 or 00 32 2 513 76 80.

The Webshop

In our webshop you find the complete list of all State Archives publications. Many inventories, usually the most recent ones, published by our institution can be downloaded for free.

To find an inventory, click on “Publications” in the webshop and enter the publication number. For example, if you are looking for publication no. 5363, enter either the number range 5362 to 5364, the publication title or the name of the author. Click on the search button and enter your e-mail address. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail with the download link to the requested inventory in PDF format.

The e-bookshop

Since august 2014, the State Archives edits a number of its publications in digital format via the e‑bookshop. Our e-book offer will be extended progressively. These digital publications can be downloaded directly at reasonable prices. For further information about the e-bookshop see the section Online resources.

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