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Red Star Line Museum

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Montevideostraat 3, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A museum that should not be missing on your list. It has recently been renewed. You notice that migration is of all times, with large flows and then quieter periods. The temporary exhibition space has until January 2019 a magnificent photo exhibition of Magnum photographer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 622susm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not only the building itself is really nice, we went here on a guided tour with our company and it is absolutely worth it, a pity it closes at 5 pm all of us would have wanted to wander around in the museum a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was not originally on my list of places to visit but was fascinating. Housed in the building thousands of people passed through to try and leave Europe for a new life it immerses you into the journeys they made and the huge journey...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So interesting for the adults to learn about emigration from Europe, made it really personal. Lots of multi media stuff for kids. Good views and photo opportunities from the tower, the older children enjoyed climbing the steps. We were 3 generations and we all enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to visit this museum for a very long time and finally I have made time for a visit. The museum is a long distance from the central station but by streetcar it is very easy to arrive. The site is very interesting since...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This small museum is situated in the original building of the shipping company. It takes you on a journey with the migrants moving from europe to the US end 19th/early 20th century. The exhibitions are well done, with a lot of interaction allowing you to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The building is already part of the old Red Star Line and makes the Museum perfect at that historical spot. You have to lock up big bags - wasnt a problem for us the locker is downstairs. The exhibition is also in english but you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I've visited this museum a few times now and I'm always overwhelmed by the complete image this museum offers: from history of migration to the Red Star Line itself, to personal stories etc. An ideal counterpart to the Ellis Island Museum in New York and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kristof V
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Luckily, we learned this at the TI in the train station and saved a fruitless trip. Several other Antwerp museums are also closed— fashion museum, no show at MAS— so check before you go

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I regret I am unable to give a full review of the Red Star Line museum because it was under renovation when my wife and I arrived at the main door by taxi on 13 September. The sign on the door said "closed for renovations,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Karen B
12 July 2018|
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Response from mwhysall | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Red Star museum is closed until September 21st. I would check a few days after that, since there is a lot of road works in the area.