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Practical information

Discover Fritz Mayer van den Bergh’s breathtaking collection and his connoisseur’s eye for beauty. The health and safety of our visitors and our staff is paramount, so we will ensure safe surroundings for your visit. We also ask you to take a number of measures into account. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

The Mayer van den Bergh Museum is a historic house with small rooms. We are doing everything we can to create a safe environment for you. The number of visitors will therefore be strictly limited. You can read all about the current measures, tickets and practical information here.

Buy your ticket here

 

Practical information

Where

Museum Mayer van den Bergh
Lange Gasthuisstraat 19
2000 Antwerp
tel. +32 3 338 81 88
mmb@antwerpen.be

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Opening times

Open

The Mayer van den Bergh Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Last entry at 4 p.m.

Closed

The museum is closed on Mondays, except for Easter Monday and Whit Monday. The museum is also closed on the following public holidays:

  • 1 January
  • 1 May
  • Assumption
  • 1 November
  • 25 December

How do I get to the museum?

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By train: Antwerp Central Station

The museum is about 20 minutes’ walk from the station. You can also take the tram, the pre-metro or bus. The various public transport options can be found on the website of De Lijn

By tram, pre-metro, bus or Water Bus

The museum is easily accessible by public transport. The various travel options can be found on the websites of De Lijn and De Waterbus

By car

Follow the ‘P-route’ towards the city centre.

Car parks: Oudaen (Oudaen), Arenberg (Oude Vaartplaats), Horta (Hopland), Lombardia (Lombardenvest), Scheldekaai Noord (Jordaenskaai).

Please note: Antwerp is a Low-Emission Zone. You can find more information at www.slimnaarantwerpen.be/LEZ.

Accessibility

The Mayer van den Bergh Museum is also accessible to visitors with reduced mobility and disabled people.

Minder mobiele bezoekers

The museum is partially accessible to wheelchair users: the four rooms on the ground floor offer wheelchair access. The other rooms can only be reached via the stairs. Your companion may enter free of charge. There are no adapted sanitary facilities.

Parking for people of reduced mobility can be found on the Antwerp City Parking website.

Visitors with a hearing disability

Informative wall texts are provided in all the museum rooms. Your companion may enter free of charge.

Visitors with a visual disability

Guide dogs are welcome in the museum. Your companion may enter free of charge.

Babies and small children

The museum is partially accessible to strollers: the four rooms on the ground floor are readily accessible. The other rooms can only be reached via the stairs. You can also leave your stroller at the cloakroom.

If you need to change or breastfeed your baby, please go to the entrance desk. We will then take you to a suitable place.

 

Tickets

Only visitors with a valid e-ticket will be admitted to the museum. Visitors entitled to free entry should also book their ticket using this system.

Buy your ticket here

Tickets will only be reimbursed or exchanged if your visit is cancelled by the museum. (e.g. due to corona-related closure of the museum).

Consult the terms and conditions of sale when purchasing an online ticket.

Time slots

The museum is working with time slots. Please respect the time slot stated on your ticket. You enter the museum between the start and the end of the stated time slot. Once you are in the museum, you can remain for as long as you wish.

Admission

In Museum Mayer van den Bergh you pay cashless at the ticket counter, in the shop and for activities. You can pay with Bancontact, Mastercard, Maestro, VISA and V PAY at the counter and the online ticketshop. At the museum counter you can also pay with QR code, Discover, Diners, JCB, CUP and Visa Electron.

€10

  • Visitors aged 26 and above

€6

  • Visitors aged 18–25
  • Groups of 12 people or more
  • When the museum is not fully accessible for people with physical disabilities
  • A Card (A-kaart) holders

Free of charge

  • Visitors aged under 18
  • Antwerp residents with an A Card on the first Tuesday of each month
  • Holders of a preferential rate (kansentarief) A Card 
  • UitPAS holders belonging to the Preferential Category (VT)
  • Museum pass holders
  • Antwerp City Card holders
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums) card holders
  • School groups accompanied by a teacher
  • Companions of disabled visitors

For the time being, the following are not available: combined ticket with a visit to the Rubens House

Need help booking your ticket?

Formulas

Museum pass

Visit all participating Belgian museums free of charge for a year.

  • € 59
  • Available for purchase in the museum shop or online

Buy your Museum pass here

You can find more information (Dutch and French) at www.museumPASSmusees.be/nl

Antwerp City Card

The Antwerp City Card is your key to discovering everything Antwerp has to offer for 24, 48 or 72 hours. It provides you with free access to all the city’s museums, including the Mayer van den Bergh Museum. The card costs 29, 40 or 48 euros respectively and is available from the Antwerp Tourism office (‘Toerisme Antwerpen & Congres’).

 

Audio tour or booklet

We will ensure safe surroundings during your visit. For that reason, we ask you wherever possible to download your audio tour or visitor’s guide to your phone in advance. Don’t have a smartphone? In that case, you will be given a visitor’s guide at the museum.

Mayer van den Bergh Museum visitor’s guide

 

Measures

These measures apply before your visit.

  • Buy your ticket in advance
  • Only visitors with a valid e-ticket will be admitted to the museum. Visitors entitled to free entry should also book their ticket using this system.
  • Download the audio tour or visitor’s guide to your smartphone in advance.
    You can find more information here
  • Don’t have a smartphone? In that case, you will be given a visitor’s guide at the museum. It has not been used by previous visitors and will not be reused when you are finished with it.