Practical information

When can you visit the Vleeshuis Museum? How can you reach us best? How much does a visit cost? We have listed the practical information for you below.

As a museum, we have the responsibility to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. That’s why the museum will close until the 5th of April 2020. All our planned activities will be cancelled until the end of April. Visitors that bought a ticket, will be informed personally. We will contact you with more details as soon as possible.


Museum Vleeshuis | Klank van de Stad

Vleeshouwersstraat 38

2000 Antwerpen


The Vleeshuis Museum is located in the historic center of Antwerp – close by to the Groenplaats and the Grote Markt. You can reach the museum very easily, especially by public transport or by bicycle.

By Bike

Leave your bike in one of the bicycle racks opposite the entrance to the museum. Or come with one of Antwerp’s city ‘Vélo’s’. There is a Vélo station at the Grote Markt, within walking distance from the Museum. (More information

By public transport

By tram: Take tram 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 or 15 to the stop ‘Groenplaats’.

By bus: Take bus 22, 180, 181, 182, 183 to the stop ‘Groenplaats’ or bus 295 to the stop ‘Sint-Jans Vliet’.

By Car

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For those who come by car, you can park in one of the car parks in the surrounding area: Grote Markt Car Park (Ernest van Dijckkaai 3) or Scheldekaaien Car Park (Jordaenskaai 27).

Are you travelling to Antwerp by car? Then remember that the entire city centre of Antwerp and Linkeroever/Left Bank are a low emission zone. Vehicles that emit too much soot and particulate matter may not enter the low emission zone.

Check before coming to Antwerp whether your vehicle complies with the conditions for entry with this test

Compulsory registration: All vehicles with a foreign number plate (except Dutch number plates) that comply with the conditions for entry must be registered once-only. Registration is free and can be done up to 24 hours after entering the zone. Register your car here

You can find further information about the low emission zone in Antwerp at

Opening Hours

The museum is open from Thursday to Sunday from 10am to 17pm.

Also open on Easter Monday and Whitsunday (Pentecost).

Closing Days

The museum is closed from Monday to Wednesday and on the following holidays:

-January 1st

-May 1st

-Ascension Day (Holy Thursday)

-1 November

-25 December

Ticket Prices

5 euros

  • Visitors from age 26 to 65

3 euros

  • Visitors from age 12 to 25
  • Visitors older than 65
  • Groups with more than 12 members


  • Visitors under age 12
  • School groups (up to and including age 25) and their teacher
  • Carers of visitors with disabilities
  • Card Holders – visitors from Antwerp with an A-Card, A-Cardholders with OMNIO, Antwerp City Guides, Museumpassmusees, ICOM members, Friends of the Antwerp Museums, Teachers Card, Press card, Antwerp City Card

Special Price Formulas


MuseumPASSmusées is your key to over 100 Belgian museums. The pass grants Belgian residents one year admission to participating museums and their fabulous collections.

  • € 59
  • for sale at the counter of Museum Vleeshuis or online

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Antwerp City Card

Upon purchasing this card you recieve 24, 48 or 72 hours access to all the Antwerp museums, (including Vleeshuis Museum) and numerous other attractions. The card costs 27 euros for 24 hours, 35 euros for 48 hours or 40 euros for 72 hours.

By your Antwerp City Card online or in one of the visitor centres of Visit Antwerp:

  • Market Square (Grote Markt 13): daily from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Central Station (level 0, near the escalators): daily from 9 am to 5 pm
  • Closed: 1 January and 25 December

Buy Tickets


  • Buy tickets directly from the reception at Vleeshuis Museum


  • Book your free visit (valid for students up to age 25) by sending an email to Would you like a guide? Then you only pay for the cost of the guide.


Disabled Access

The Vleeshuis Museum is housed in a historic building and has no lift. As a result, only the ground floor is wheelchair accessible.