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Archives municipales

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Archives municipales

As part of the new measures taken by the Government to help tackle the spread of COVID-19, the Archives municipales (Municipal Archives) are closed until 15 December 2020. More information

The Archives municipales (Municipal Archives) house:

  • the document files of the municipal administration;
  • the civil registers;
  • Luxembourg's historical resources.

They are open to the public for historical and genealogical research from Monday to Friday, by appointment only. Registers and historical documents can be on site free of charge.


The Municipal Law of 13 December 1988 (loi communale du 13 décembre 1988) stipulates in article 57 thereof that the College of the Mayor and Aldermen ensures the safekeeping of the archives, titles and civil registry records; it produces inventories thereof in duplicate, as well as of charters and other old records of the municipal office, and precludes the removal of any documents."

the department

Contact details

City Hall

42, place Guillaume II
L-2090 Luxembourg

Opening hours

Birth, marriage and death certificates before 1920

Monday to Friday, 8:30–12:00 and 13:30–16:00

Historical research

By appointment