Millions of people, one dream


  • Temporary exhibition
    Friday 26 September 2014 - Sunday 05 April 2015 from 10:00 to 17:00
    Individual visitors
    Discover the fascinating stories of Belgians in the United States in World War I .
  • The Red Star Line Museum has been nominated for the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award 2015. Together with the Museum on the Yser in Diksmuide, it is one of 42 candidates on the list.
  • The Red Star Line Museum in Belgium is preparing a travelling exhibition through the United States which will open at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in 2016.
  • Story
    Do you have a story that is related to the history of the Red Star Line, a Red Star Line passenger, or to past or contemporary migration? We want to hear it!
  • Tuesday 21 April 2015 - 18:30
    Individual visitors, Adult education
    Are you teaching evening classes for non-native speakers? Are you coaching an integration training programme? You and your students are very welcome at the Red Star Line Museum for a late night visit!
  • The Red Star Line Museum invites you on an exciting voyage. Discover the story of the shipping company, the city of Antwerp and its harbour. Above all, discover the emigrants’ stories. Perhaps it is your story too. You may recognise yourself in a person; you might recognise a place, a voyage, an arrival or departure, maybe even a new beginning. Welcome aboard!
  • Book your ticket in advance to ensure that you can visit the museum on your chosen date. When the maximum number of visitors is reached, we can not give you access to the museum without reservation. Book your ticket here.
  • The Red Star Line sheds were the stepping stone to a new life in the United States and Canada. Dreams were made or broken here: who is allowed to leave, who must stay.