MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
4.5
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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  • AmarilisVos
    Jabbeke, Belgium2,171 contributions
    Museum and viewpoint
    We visited this place on June 23th. This museum does not have a dedicated parking. You have to park your car on one of the surrounding streets (very expensive). You have three options: the viewpoint is free, the museum and the temporay exhibition. You can also ask for a combined ticket for the museum and the temporay exhibition. Most people will use the escalator to see the differant parts of the musuem. The elevator can only be operated by a staff member. Every floor has a different theme; Colourful rituals, About cities and food, About the port, people and cargo, Of Gods and mankind, .. You will get a bracelet, so you can re enter when you want to take a bite or drink.
    Written June 29, 2022
  • MathiasKimmy
    Boom, Belgium23 contributions
    As always an amazing lookout over the city of Antwerp!
    Always nice to visit the MAS, the entrance to the building is free, just remember the entrance to the exhibits is not. Nice to picknick inside in front of one of the large windows or to take a look at the city of Antwerp on top. Watch out for temporary exhibitions ! They have a lot to offer.
    Written October 11, 2021
  • Konstantinos K
    Athens, Greece47 contributions
    Nice place to learn more about Antwerp
    The museum is located in a very nice area of the city, close to the river. If you want to learn more about the history of the city and its status throughout the centuries, that's the place. It covers several different aspects, from arts and commerce to colonialism and food industry. Overall a good experience and the price is decent, only downside that part of the exhibition is a narrated audio tour which is hard to follow.
    Traveled with friends
    Written August 13, 2022
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MinkusMe
Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom177 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
This is an excellent museum - well curated, with a different time period of Antwerp's maritime history on each floor. The building is stunning - excellent architecture and a pleasure to walk around the building itself. In the old docks area, which has lovely cafés nearby and great to explore on foot. Easily reached by tram from the historic city centre.
Written March 13, 2020
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Nick_PerthAU
Perth, Australia37 contributions
May 2022
Some exhibitions weren't worth it and soaked up a bit of time for those that were good. Antwerp A La Carte exhibition was great - wish I'd had more time to get through it more thoroughly. The view over the city/port from the top was ok.

A number of the exhibitions are quite brief and can be gone through pretty quickly, even if there's around seven floors of exhibitions. Would avoid the 'Stuff' exhibition.
Written May 8, 2022
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RIchard035
Northwood, UK1,116 contributions
Dec 2019
The roof terrace on top of the MAS museum is accessible free of charge although you have to go up 10 escalators to get there. From the top you get excellent views across the city. The museum itself has a number of different exhibits on differnt floors, a few of which are free with other requiring tickets.
Written February 2, 2020
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CarolineH
Denia, Spain44 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
I recommend to use the carpark under the hangar, next to the river. If you walk, it is a 20 minute walk from the cathedral. The square in front of the museum is clean, spacious and a nice area to hang out on a sunny day. There is a little bakers with Belgium sausage rolls. The service to buy tickets was efficient and friendly. There are escalators to each floor. I believe the viewing platform (terrace) is on th 10th floor and this last floor has no escalator. Not sure if there is a lift all the way up. This platform is free of charge and really nice views on a sunny day.
The exhibitions are spread out between different floors.
There is a cafeteria on the bottom floor, nice and not the cheapest, like all Belgium prices...
Definitely worth a visit.
Written February 13, 2020
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ioannis85
Brussels, Belgium257 contributions
Feb 2020
MAS is a must to visit in Antwerp. Every floor has a different exhibition and it can be fun for children and adults as well. The view is stunning and the building itself a work of art.
I did not like the fact that it was crowdy. This did not aloud me to observe the pieces of art as I wanted.
Nevertheless it is a nice museum to visit but try to avoid busy days like Sunday morning.
Written February 24, 2020
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Monroe collectors
Europe5 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
The musuem is friendly to students, travelers families etc. You can explore inside the building without buying a ticket to a museum. Cafe inside, bar downstairs, plenty of space to relax and enjoy. Breathtaking views and a very interesting experience each time I’ve been here.
Written February 23, 2020
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Vraag T
Merksem, Belgium77 contributions
Jun 2020
MAS is located in the recently renovated "'t Eilandje" quarter of Anwerp, lots of youth, tourists and trendy bars/restaurants.
Went for the temporary exhibit "Cool Japan" and did the whole MAS tour.
Cool Japan was -of course- cool, but on the small side, expected more.
Side exhibits interesting.
Pré-columbian (Dr. Janssens) collection is an absolute must see! Very impressive. Rare and very high quality pieces. World class!
Do not forget the rooftop visit, great view on Antwerp, it's river and harbour.
Written June 28, 2020
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ScouseOriental
Liverpool, UK102 contributions
Sep 2022
The floors all have different displays - some interesting/fun, some not so much. It's more a museum of randomness, but good if you've time to kill and it's raining (plus included in the Antwerp tourist card). Otherwise it repeats a lot of things from the other local museums.
Written September 20, 2022
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Walther Sanders
Bonnieux, France115 contributions
Aug 2021
Large overview about the history of Antwerp. Large South American art collection from the Janssens family.
Fantastic panorama from the rooftop terrasse.
Minus point, closed from 5 p.m. during week days.
Written August 26, 2021
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frank806
Bristol, UK200 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Nice cafe, great building.
But, in the top floor exhibition, doesn't anyone know that white script, and low lighting in illegible? And the low lighting also means that you can't read the booklet?
And, while the food level was OK, it wasn't what I'd visited the museum for.
It would be best to gloss over the 2 floors on celebration and story telling. I can only assume that they are not designed for creaky old dinosaurs like me and my husband. But nobody was interested, not even the teenagers they seemed to be intended for. What an utter waste of 2 floors.
Why the the Celebration have a Hindu festival and ignore christianity, Judaism and Islam?
I went to learn about Antwerp and Belgian history. And I didn't.
Written September 23, 2022
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