KIK-IRPA Information Centre


A documentation centre on Belgium's cultural heritage

Our Information Centre comprises a library, a photo library and the library and photo archive of the Centre for the Study of the Flemish Primitives and gathers the Institute's intervention files.



Practical information

Free entrance after registration, no borrowing.

New opening times:

Wednesday to Friday: 9:00-12:30 and 13:30-17:00

Closing days in 2017: January 1, April 17, May 1 and 25, June 5, July 21, August 15, November 1, 2, 11 and 15, December 25 until January 1 2018 (included).

PLEASE NOTE: To visit the Centre for the Study of the Flemish Primitives, please notify the personnel in advance (

See the user regulation in French or in Dutch


Contact or assistance with queries

Telephone: (0032) (0)2 739 67 54



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