This museum does quite a lot. First, its two theatres daily screen five movies from the archives. Silent movies have live piano accompaniment, just like the earliest days of cinema. The archives have over 70,000 films. The permanent exhibit is dedicated entire to the history of cinema, with rare artefacts, old magazines and press clippings. Check the museum website for upcoming shows. For true film buffs this museum can turn out to be a pretty nostalgic experience. Students of film and researchers can pore through material in the library.
Cinematek Travel Tips
- Disabled accessible.
- Under 16s not allowed without parents.
- Check out the shop.
Entrance Ticket Details For Cinematek
- CINEMATEK: EUR 4
- Monday and Wednesday: 9:30am - 5pm
- Friday: 9:30am - 1pm
- Closed on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, August, and from Christmas to New Year.
- Monday - Wednesday: 5:30pm
- Thursday and Sunday: 2:30pm
- Friday and Saturday: 5pm
How to Reach Cinematek
- Trams 92, 93; Buses 38, 71, N04, N05, N06, No9, N10, N11, N12 stop Koning/Royale
- Subway 2, 6 stop Trone
- Subway 1, 5 stop Gare Centrale
- Buses 54, 71, N11 stop Ducale
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Cinematek Reviews & Ratings
If you love cinema and its history, this is the place to go. Highly recommended for cinephiles.
Nice, renovated place...let your artists soul comes out
The best place if you really love cinema !
Great movie selection, live piano with silent movies and they have also a nice interactive collections of antiques to see and play with.
Great place to see old films. Cheap. Also silent films in a separate room. Open everyday. There is a small museum on the early days of motion pictures (hidden at the back of the ticket desk). Reading room with a good selection of film magazines.