Discovering Art and Culture: The Best Museums in Antwerp


Antwerp, a city rich in history and artistic heritage, boasts an array of captivating museums that offer a journey through time, creativity, and cultural richness. While exploring these cultural gems, complement your stay with the luxurious comfort of Leonardo Hotels in Antwerp

Here’s a curated list of the best museums in the city:
DIVA Museum for Diamonds, Jewellery, and Silver

Diamond, DIVA Museum for Diamonds, Jewellery, and Silver

Dive into the world of luxury and elegance at the DIVA Museum, where diamonds, jewellery, and silver take centre stage. Located in the heart of Antwerp, this museum offers a glittering exploration of the city’s renowned craftsmanship in the diamond industry. Uncover the fascinating stories behind these precious stones and exquisite artefacts.

The Rubens House

The Rubens House Antwerpen

Step into the former residence of the famed Baroque artist Peter Paul Rubens. The Rubens House is a museum that not only showcases the masterpieces of the artist but also provides a glimpse into his daily life. Wander through the beautifully preserved rooms adorned with period furniture and immerse yourself in the ambiance that inspired one of the greatest painters of the Baroque era.

MAS – Museum aan de Stroom

MAS - Museum aan de Stroom

Situated along the river, MAS is an architectural marvel and a cultural hub. This museum tells the story of Antwerp and its deep connection to global trade and diversity. The building itself is a work of art, and from its rooftop, you can enjoy panoramic views of the city. Explore the diverse exhibitions, including maritime artefacts and thought-provoking contemporary art.

Chocolate Nation

Chocolate Belgium

Indulge your senses in the sweet world of Chocolate Nation, a museum dedicated entirely to Belgium’s most famous delicacy. Discover the history of chocolate, learn about the chocolate-making process, and, of course, taste some delicious Belgian chocolates. It’s a treat for both your taste buds and your cultural curiosity.

FOMU – Photo Museum Antwerp

FOMU Photo Museum Antwerp

For photography enthusiasts, FOMU is a must-visit destination and beloved by locals. This museum celebrates the art of photography and its evolution over time. Explore captivating exhibitions featuring works by renowned photographers and gain insights into the visual storytelling that has shaped our perception of the world.

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