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MUSEUMS

Antwerp has always enjoyed the status of being an artistic and historical city with number of artists such as Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens being born here. There are many museum and art galleries which depict the work and lifestyle of these painters.

Along with being known as the ‘school of painting’, the city also houses a number of museums and arranges exhibitions throughout the year, portraying the history and present of Antwerp.

Top 5 Museums in Antwerp

Red Star Line Museum
Address: Montevideostraat 3, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

The Rubens House
Address: Wapper 9-11, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Museum aan de Stroom
Address: Hanzestedenplaats 1, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Plantin-Moretus Museum
Address: Vrijdagmarkt 22-23, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp
Address: Leuvenstraat 32, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Other Museums in Antwerp

Museum Vleeshuis

This was the only place where meat was sold in the 16th century. The Butchers Guild hall was where everyday tonnes of meat used to be traded. It included a chapel, a banqueting hall, meeting room and a kitchen. Today it houses a museum where industrial art and crafts, paintings, coins and jewellery are displayed. On regular basis, music concerts are held at the butcher’s hall.

Address: Vleeshouwersstraat 38-40, B-2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Royal Museum of Fine Arts

The Royal Museum of Fine Arts which lies in the southern region of Antwerp represents works by artists dating from the 14th century to the present. Some of the important artists whose art works are displayed here are Jan Van Eyck, Hans Memling, Peter Paul Rubens etc.

Address: Leopold de Waelplaats 2, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Photo Museum of Antwerp

The Photography Museum in Antwerp is one world’s largest photography gallery showcasing photographs, photographic equipment and its history.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm Closed on Monday and public holidays

Address: Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Art Galleries in Antwerp

Eva Steynen.Deviation(s)
Address: Zurenborgstraat 28, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium

Forwart Gallery Antwerpen
Address: Schuttershofstraat 55, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Tim Van Laere Gallery
Address: Jos Smolderenstraat 50, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Zeno X Gallery
Address: Godtsstraat 15, 2140 Antwerpen, Belgium

Callewaert-Vanlangendonck Gallery
Address: Sint-Jacobstraat 17, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Tique Art Space
Address: Korte Vlierstraat 5, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium