A visit to our reading room enables you to consult and copy archives, books and documents from the Cegesoma-collections, under certain conditions (see our reading room regulation (under revision) - tariffs). We do not lend out pieces from our collection. Registration is mandatory but free of charge.
Opening days and hours: Tuesday to Friday, 9am. at 4.30 pm without interruption.
Closures planned for the reading room in 2020 :
Friday, May 1st: Labor Day - Thursday, May 21th: Ascension Day - Friday, May 22st: no service - Tuesday, July 21th: National Holyday - Monday, November 2st: All Souls Day - Wednesday, November 11th: Armistice Day - From Friday 25 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021: Christmas - New Year.
To Consult our Collection:
Maximum number of documents that can be reserved: 20 'units'.
Duration of this reservation in the reading room : 2 weeks (see point 9 of the Reading Room Regulation) (regulation under revision).
Collection location and availability:
o Square de l’Aviation/Luchtvaartsquare Depot: Books, theses, manuscripts and most of our archives. Requests can be made daily at 9.30, 10.15, 11.15, 13.30, 14.30 and 15.30.
o Belgrade depot: Periodicals, press clippings, audio-visual archives, and some archives. Weekly requests : online reservation required before Monday 8am. The documents are available in the reading room of Aviation Square as of Tuesday 9:00 am (except when you receive an e-mail from us telling you otherwise).
In the reading room, you will also find a space dedicated to our digital collections.
Do you have any practical questions about the reading room? Click here.