Address and contact

Red Star Line Museum
Montevideostraat 3
2000 Antwerp
tel. +32 3 298 27 70 

Opening hours and closing dates

These days, we must do everything we can to slow down the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 and protect high-risk groups. Therefore, the Red Star Line Museum is closed until May 18. Visitors who bought a ticket for canceled or postponed events and exhibitions will receive a personal message.

  • Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • December 24 and 31, the museum will close at 4 pm.

Closed on Mondays (except Easter Monday and Whit Monday), January 1, May 1, Ascension Day, November 1 and December 25.


€ 8
  • 25 - 65 yrs

€ 6
  • 12 - 25 yrs
  • 65+
  • members Davidsfonds
  • groups of 12 or more visitors
    (reduction cannot be combined with other discounts)

Free entrance:
  • <12 yrs 
  • Attendants of people with a disability
  • School groups with escort, provided they send an email to
  • Antwerp residents with an A card,
  • A card Omnio
  • City guides 
  • Friends of Antwerp Museums
  • Annual ticket holders:
    • Antwerp City Card,
    • ICOM
    • teacher ID issued by Klasse
    • press ID card
    • MuseumPassMusee (to be purchased online or at the desk)

Every last Wednesday of the month, free entrance to the museum for everybody.

Combination tickets with the MAS

The MAS is within walking distance of the Red Star Line Museum. You can easily combine a visit to both museums on a day trip. If you book the tickets for both museums at the same time, you will receive a discount. Tickets can be obtained at the ticket desk, or online
A combination ticket cost € 10 (full price) or € 8 (reduction) when there are no temporary exhibitions in the MAS, and € 15 (full price) or  € 13  when the MAS is hosting a temporary exhibition. See for more information.


You can buy tickets at the museum desk, or online. If you buy them online, you are certain that you can visit the museum on the day you choose.

Book your ticket

You can't book tickets in advance for the last Wednesday of the month (free entry)

School visits

School groups with escort (groups up to 25 pupils) can visit the museum for free. A school visit is to be announced in advance via Read more on

Group visits

For group visits (with or without a guide), reservations are required via Book a guide, 3 weeks in advance, via or (+32) 3 338 95 30 (Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm). Group visits can't be planned and tickets can't be reserved in advance for the last Wednesday of the month (free entry).


  • The Red Star Line Museum is completely accessible for people with limited mobility.
  • Guide dogs are allowed in the museum.
  • The exhibition texts are available in digital format for people with a visual handicap. Just ask us and we will provide the texts. Please send an e-mail at least 24 hours in advance to


Het Eilandje where the Red Star Line Museum is located, is being (re)developed. This might influence traffic circulation and public transportation near the museum. See Smartways to Antwerp for up-to-date information. 

There is a bike stand in front of the museum and on the corner of the Rijnkaai and the Montevideostraat. 

Vélo city bike
The closest Vélo station is nearby the museum (Rijnkaai). More information on


  • Tram 7 (Mortsel - Eilandje), get off at terminus MAS and walk 450 m.
  • Tram 24 (Silsburg - Havenhuis), get off at stop Londen and walk 600 m.
  • Tram 1 (P+R Luchtbal - Zuidstation), get off at the stop Noorderplaats. I's a short walk (15 minutes) from the Noorderplaats to the Red Star Line Museum.

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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 as of 1 February 2017. Vehicles that emit too much soot and particulate matter may no longer 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) complying 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

Park your car at the Rijnkaai car park or in the streets near the museum.

Coaches can use the bus stops on the Rijnkaai near the museum as a temporary halt. The coach parking lot is located at Kaai 19 (Plantinkaai).