Practical information



Anom - Entrance


Opening of the consultation rooms from Monday to Friday from 0900 to 1645 with no break, except for the first Thursday of each month (opens at 1300). The building closes at 1700.


Monthly closure:

  • The first Thursday morning of each month (until 1300)

Annual closures:

  • From 3 to 7 July 2017 inclusive.
  • From 26 to 29 December 2017.

Public Holidays:

  • Easter Monday: April 17
  • Labor Day: May 1st
  • Victory 1945: May 8
  • Ascension: Thursday 25 May
  • Pentecost: 5th of June
  • National holiday: July 14
  • Assumption: August 15
  • Toussaint: November 1st

Exceptional closures

  • Apart from legal public holidays and periods of annual leave, the Archives Nationales d'Outre-Mer may have to close for exceptional events (symposia, maintenance work, social movements, etc.). They will be announced below as soon as possible:
  • Friday, May 26 (the day after the Ascension).
  • Monday, 14 August.
  • Friday, 16 June (International colloquium of the French colonial historical society)

It is wise to find out before undertaking a journey.