KBR, Royal Library of Belgium
KBR, Royal Library of Belgium Brussels Event Venue

KBR, Royal Library of Belgium

KBR is a place that breathes knowledge and history. The stately building from the 1950s offers 13 meeting rooms in different styles, tailored to your event. Our hidden gem is an 18th century city palace.

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A place that breathes knowledge and history

At KBR, we present 13 authentic spaces: a magnificent urban palace, auditoria, modular meeting rooms with panoramic views over Brussels and a covered outdoor area. The National Library is a location that breathes culture: the monumental building houses a museum and exhibitions. A private visit to the museum following your event is possible.

  • Number of event rooms : 13
  • Largest room capacity (theatre) : 205 pax
  • Maximum capacity (for a single event) : 500 pax
  • Largest room (in square meters) : 312 m²

Getting there

  • KBR is located on the Mont des Arts in the heart of Brussels. Our location is very easy to reach by public transport (bus, tram and train) and is only 2 minutes away from a public parking lot. There are bicycle racks in front of the entrance and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Facilities

Venue assets

  • Reduced mobility access
  • Auditorium
  • Business centre
  • On-site audio-visual team
  • Dedicated events team

Event rooms main features

  • Reduced mobility access
  • Air conditioning
  • Translation booths
  • Screen
  • Virtual and hybrid events
  • High ceilings (+5 metres)
  • Broadband internet
  • Free internet (wi-fi)
  • Natural light
  • Technical material included
  • Furniture (tables and chairs)
  • Projector
  • Stage
  • Whiteboard/Flip chart
  • Flipshart
  • Television

Halls and capacities

Surface (m²) Concert Cocktail Seated dinner Cabaret Theatre School Open square (U) Closed square (O)
Auditorium 312 205
Galerie 270 250 200 200 205 170 60 96
Concert 172 130
Panorama 135.6 100 60 60 100 60 36 35
Studio 36 30 30 12 12 15
Aquarium 36 16 13
Consilium 156.74 30
Corner 50 12
Forum 121 120 40 40
Pressroom 120 40
Peristyle (outdoors) 475 300 200 200
Kapel 163 30 80
Atelier 100 40 40 80 40 22 25
Expo 195 120 100 100 120
Rotonde 156 150 80 80 150
Palace ( rotonde + appartementen) 400 150 150 150