Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Antwerp

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Antwerp is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Antwerp a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Antwerp.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Antwerp:

  1. Antwerp Central Station

    #1 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Antwerp Central Station

    Tags: Architecture , Station

    Address: Antwerp, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 12:45 am - 11:59 pm Details

    It’s so pretty it’s called the Railway Cathedral. Its every aspect is lavishly and minutely decorated, and lovers of both architecture and trains have spent many an hour here photographing...Read more

  2. Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom

    #2 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Hanzestedenplaats 1, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This eccentric looking building I s relatively new among the other museums, but it’s gained a lot of love quickly. It showcases the industrial spirit and history of Antwerp. The main collections...Read more

  3. Cathedral Of Our Lady

    #3 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Cathedral Of Our Lady

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Groenplaats 21, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A pinnacle of Gothic architecture, the Cathedral was at the time of completion one of the tallest buildings in the world, and still holds that title within the city. Despite having lost much of it&rsq...Read more

  4. Rubens House

    #4 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Rubens House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    Address: Wapper 9-11, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Peter Paul Rubens, the most legendary of Antwerp painters, did most of his work in this house. Even during his heydeys he was a tourist attraction unto himself. The rich and famous would gather here a...Read more

  5. Plantin-moretus Museum

    #5 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Plantin-moretus Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Unesco Site

    Address: Vrijdagmarkt 22-23, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Plantin-Moretus Museum is sure to be on the bucket list of every avid book reader who ever gets to visit Antwerp. This very place was once the most well-known printing house around the globe and o...Read more

  6. Carolus Boromeus Church

    #6 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Carolus Boromeus Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Hendrik Conscienceplein 12, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    There isn’t much to be said about this church beyond it sheer elegant beauty, but that’s more than enough to be getting on with. It was initially called the Ignatius Church, and it is a Ch...Read more

  7. Museum Mayer Van Den Bergh

    #7 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Museum Mayer Van Den Bergh

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Gasthuisstraat 19, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This extensive private collection was built over a period of forty one years and includes some truly distinctive and unique pieces. The unassuming outside can fool you; the museum is very well maintai...Read more

  8. Middelheim Sculpture Museum

    #8 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Middelheim Sculpture Museum

    Tags: Architecture , Specialty Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Middelheimlaan 61, 2020 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Born out of an open air sculpture exhibition in the 1950’s, the Middelheim Sculpture Museum currently has over 200 hundred fantastic pieces on display, and the number grows every year. This is a...Read more

  9. Meir

    #9 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Meir

    Tags: Cafe, Leisure, Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Leysstraat, Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    If the grand architecture around this area wasn’t enough, the Meir is also the most important shopping destination in Antwerp. Hundreds of thousands of people descend on the streets here occasio...Read more

  10. Rockox House

    #10 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Rockox House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Off Beaten Path

    Address: Keizerstraat 10, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The house was the dwelling of the mayor of Antwerp in Ruben’s lifetime. It’s basically a museum with an eclectic collection of art and furniture decorated around an interior that exudes st...Read more

  11. Zurenborg

    #11 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Zurenborg

    Tags: Bar, Art And Culture, Walking Area, Food And Drinks

    Address: Zurenborg, Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Set around a square, this is Antwerp’s most impressive neighbourhood. The architecture is a marvel, both in beauty and consistency across the area. The area was developed during the heydays of A...Read more

  12. Stadsfeestzaal

    #12 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Stadsfeestzaal

    Tags: Cafe, Restaurant, Leisure, Market

    Address: Meir 78, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The name means City Festival Hall, and in that function it is exemplary. Its architecture, restored and innovated upon after a fire in 2000, is magnificent and modern, and every inch of it breathes op...Read more

  13. St Pauls Church

    #13 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    St Pauls Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Statue, Architecture

    Address: St. Paul 22, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Antwerp’s churches continue to inspire with this beautiful Gothic Church, which is as famous for it’s paintings as it is for it’s architecture. It has a bonus attraction: the courtya...Read more

  14. Bourla Theatre

    #14 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Bourla Theatre

    Tags: Entertainment, Theatre, Architecture , Sculpture

    Address: Graanmarkt 7, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Elegant and beautiful, Antwerp’s famous theatre was built in 1819 and has since then undergone many renovations.  The Toneelhuiscompanyperforms there today. Before entering, notice the scul...Read more

  15. Shankheswar Parsvanath Jain Temple

    #15 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Antwerp
    Shankheswar Parsvanath Jain Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Laarstraat 34, 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium

    Timings: 07:30 am - 09:30 pm Details

    The temple located in the Laarstraat of Antwerp beholds a sacred piece of India within it. Over the past few decades, the city has seen many Jains settled and living their lives here. The temple is so...Read more

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