Book your ticket

Tip: Visit the museum in the off-peak hours on weekdays between 12 am and 1.30 pm


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

Opening hours

  • Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • From April 1st untill November 1st, Saturday and Sunday open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • December 24 and 31, the museum will be closed at 4 pm.


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

​Time frames

In order to ensure an optimal experience, no more than 90 visitors are allowed in the museum per 30 minutes. When making a reservation you will be asked to select a time frame.


€ 8

  • Adults (26 - 65 years)

€ 6

  • Senior citizens (+65 years)
  • Groups of 12 or more visitors. Group reduction cannot be combined with other discounts.
  • Annual ticket holders: membership to the Davidsfonds
  • Young people (12 to 26 years)


  • Children (-12 years) 
  • School groups with escort
  • City guides 
  • Attendants of people with a disability
  • Annual ticket holders: Antwerp City Card, ICOM, Friends of Antwerp Museums, teacher ID issued by Klasse, A card Omnio, Antwerp residents with an A card, press ID card
  • Last Wednesday of the month

Tickets also available at the information desk of Visit Antwerp: 

Tel. +32 (0)3 232 01 03
Fax +32 (0)3 338 95 91

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
€ 10 full price / € 8 reduced price (instead of € 13 / € 9) for a combination ticket to the Red Star Line Museum and the MAS when there are no temporary exhibitions in the MAS. 
€ 15 full price / € 13 (instead of € 18 / € 14) for a visit to the Red Star Line Museum and the MAS when the MAS is hosting a temporary exhibition.


  • Groups with or without a guide: reservations required via
  • Individual visitors: reservations recommended. The Red Star Line Museum can only accommodate a limited number of visitors simultaneously.
  • Group visits cannot be planned and tickets cannot 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


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.

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


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).