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Red Star Line Museum

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The Red Star Line Museum captures the history and personal stories of migration from Europe to North America that occurred via Antwerp. Through the well-curated timeline-driven course of the museum, you learn much more than simply facts and figures, and instead, you learn many of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is well made with a lot of interactive and modern elements. It is, however, also surprisingly small. If you have been to other migration/maritime museums before, you probably don't learn a lot of new things. As the museum is built on the original...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a museum person. I found this museum to be very informative with pretty exhibits and would recomend this as place to see if you enjoy history. I think that with my bad back, I didn’t find a lot of places to sit so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zoopermom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Extra items + photos on the tour, it's very important to take your time, so many info to see and to listen ( i speak also Dutch ), i hope they will change to more ENG / FR / ESP in the near future. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EriAntwerp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum looks very nice, has lots of interactive moments, and shows you the way emigrants had to follow to get to the united states. It s really impressive, and you can search if family of you left on the red star line. Small entrance...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had taken a morning walking tour of Antwerp and the guide mentioned this museum and that many people from Eastern Europe left from Antwerp to the US or Canada and I knew my Polish grandparents emigrated to the US but not from where. I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are fine informative exhibits about the huge number of Europeans who embarked from this point for new lives in America. The sheer numbers are staggering, and the personal stories are poignant. There are interesting artifacts from the ships. We especially liked the cross-sectioned model...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tallpinesCO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb museum and well worth the entrance price. I love the way they have set out the journey. It's interactive but not childish. There is just the right amount of information, not too much, not too little and whoever has designed it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cyprus1810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to Ellis Island (and living in NYC), a visit to the Red Star Line Museum provided me with an interesting prologue into the stories of immigrants and refugees to the United States in the late 19th/early 20th century. I didn't realize that many...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jphnyc
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Interesting visit. This muséum has béent rénovated. Attractive place for adult and children. Possibility to drink and eat in the museum .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Karen B
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
Best to check website as worth a visit. Has coffee shop in idyllic surroundings inside.