• Victor Boin Collection
  • Archive Het Volk
  • Fending museum collection

The following valuable archives are securely stored in Sportimonium.

KBC-Van Landeghem Sports Archive

Books, periodicals and newspaper cuttings on modern sports, with an emphasis on cycling, football, swimming and the Olympic Games. 

Vervacke Cycling Archive

Books and periodicals but mainly photographs, on cycling.

Victor Boin Collection

Victor Boin was a multifaceted Belgian athlete. He was a celebrated sports journalist, held numerous management positions and was president of the Olympic Committee from 1955 to 1965. His study, with numerous memorabilia, has a permanent home in the museum. His library and personal archive are stored in the documentation centre. 

Thanks to a sponsorshop from the heirs of the late Victor Boin (1886-1974), approximately 30.000 collection items can be preserved in optimal conditions in the museum depot "Preservation Hall Victor Boin" of Sportimonium.

Fencing Museum Collection

When the Musée de l'Escrime was forced to shut in 2011, its substantial collection was rehoused in Sportimonium.

Faber Collection, KU Leuven

Research project into traditional games in the history of sports clubs. Papers covering some 2,800 sports clubs in Flanders.