Address and contact

Red Star Line Museum
Montevideostraat 3
2000 Antwerp
Belgium
tel. +32 3 298 27 70
redstarline@antwerpen.be 

Opening hours and closing dates

  • 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.

Tickets


€ 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 rsl_balie@antwerpen.be
  • 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 www.mas.be for more information.

Reservations

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 rsl_balie@antwerpen.be. Read more on https://www.redstarline.be/en/content/visit-museum-school

Group visits

For group visits (with or without a guide), reservations are required via rsl_balie@antwerpen.be. Book a guide, 3 weeks in advance, via tickets@visitantwerpen.be 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).

Accessibility

  • 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 rsl_balie@antwerpen.be.

Location

The Red Star Line Museum is located in a part of the city that is undergoing development. This might influence traffic circulation and public transportation near the museum. We will inform you of changing traffic situations as quickly as possible via the website. Please travel to the museum via public transportation or by bike.

More information about the renewal works Rijnkaai North and access to Red Star Line Museum, you can find here.

Bike
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 www.velo-antwerpen.be

Tram
Tram 7 (from Mortsel via Nationale Bank to the MAS) get off at terminus MAS. (walk 600m) 

Car

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 www.sna.be/en/lez.

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

Coach
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).