The research centre is housed in the former rectory at Zonnebeke, a modernistic building by Huib Hoste. It is a place where researchers, students and interested individuals can ask their questions about the region’s battlefields and heritage.

Research Center

Ieperstraat 1
B-8980 Zonnebeke
T 051 77 04 41

Simon Augustyn
Contact Simon

Opening hours

Mon – Thu : 01pm – 04.30 pm by appointment

We make an exception for relatives of First World War casualties.
Do you have a query concerning  a fallen soldier from World War I and there is no staff available at the research centre? Please turn to the reception desk at the museum.

Closing days 2024

  • 11 & 12 July
  • 15 & 16 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November
  • 23 December until 3 January