Aan de Stroom museum

Visit this unique museum!

The Museum aan de Stroom (‘MAS’ in Dutch for: Museum by the River) is a museum located along the Scheldt in the Eilandje district of Antwerp, Belgium.


It opened its doors in May 2011 and is the largest museum in Antwerp.

The 60-metre high MAS was designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects.

The façade is made of Indian red sandstone and curved glass panels.

It is an example of postmodern Art Deco architecture.


The MAS houses 470,000 objects, most of which are in storage.


The first visitor’s gallery is the “Visible Store”, which contains 180,000 objects.


The building is located where the Hanzehuis once stood. International merchants worked and lived in the Hanzehuis. In the 19th century a fire destroyed the building.


Rates and opening hours :



  • Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm (last entrance: 3.30 pm – 4 pm)
  • Exceptionally open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday, from 10am to 5pm


Closed on Easter Monday:

  • every Monday, except Whit Monday and Easter Monday
  • 1 January, 1 May, Ascension Day, 1 November and 25 December


Permanent collection :

  • Full price : 5€
  • Reduced rate : 3€


Permanent collection + temporary exhibition :

  • Full price : 10€
  • Reduced rate : 8€


A ticket gives you access to all the rooms of the museum, the accessible Depot, the Boulevard and the panorama.


Full price:

visitors between 25 and 65 years old


Reduced rate :

  • visitors from 12 to 25 years old
  • visitors over 65 years old
  • holders of an A-kaart for a temporary exhibition in exchange for a digital discount voucher


Free of charge:

  • visitors under 12 years old
  • every last Wednesday of the month
  • accompanying persons with reduced mobility


Address: Hanzestedenplaats 1, 2000 Antwerp – (+32)32 3 338 44 00