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Order your ticket for Sacred Places, Sacred Books

From now on it is possible to order tickets for the prestigious autumn exhibition Sacred Places, Sacred Books in the MAS | Museum aan de Stroom and the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library.


Exhibition In Antwerp
28.03.2014 - 31.12.2014
Exhibition All Hands on Deck
Vanaf 26.04.2014
Exhibition Exodus
21.05.2014 - 31.03.2015
Exhibition Small Wars
21.05.2014 - 31.07.2014
Exhibition Sacred Places Sacred Books
19.09.2014 - 18.01.2015
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Small Wars

Small Wars

21.05.14 - 31.07.14

MAS is proud to present Small Wars, the first solo exhibition in Europe by An-My Lê (USA).

Familiefoto Zoo Antwerpen © Familie Bayram

In Antwerp

50 years of migration from Morocco and Turkey

28.03.14 - 31.12.14

How does it feel to leave your homeland and build a completely new life in Antwerp, living, working and raising your children there? You can find out on the fifth floor of the MAS. Who knows? You may even recognise part of your own life story.

All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck

75th anniversary of the not-for-profit association Friends of the National Maritime Museum

Vanaf 26.04.14

MAS celebrates 75 years of the Friends of the National Maritime Museum. A new presentation in the Visible Storage shows stories and objects of collectors with a passion for the world of navigation.



Fleeing the war

21.05.14 - 31.03.15

New in MAS boulevard, the story of one and a half million Belgians fleeing the war.

Permanent exhibition

Permanent exhibition


Five floors, four themes dealing with Antwerp’s link with the world.


Sacred Places Sacred Books

Sacred Places Sacred Books

Judaism, Christianity and islam

19.09.14 - 18.01.15

Sacred Places Sacred Books is a fascinating exhibition about three world religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Even though they are all different, they are also alike, strikingly so. We take you on an exciting journey and look at what the Sacred books and Sacred places mean for us now.

More than a museum

The MAS. A must-see

The MAS. A must-see

In this stunning building, the MAS tells a largely untold story about Antwerp in the world. And about the world in Antwerp. But there is more...


Photo contest MAS 3 years!

Photo contest MAS 3 years!

MAS celebrates its third anniversary with a photo contest. Take an inspired picture of a spot in the museum that has changed during the past three years and win a picnic complete with a guided tour for ten people and one year free entry to the museum!

Room texts in English

Room texts in English

At the walls and vitrines, all texts are in Dutch only. But there are various possibilities to obtain the room texts (and even more information) in English when you visit the museum.

Antwerp's Cranes

Antwerp's Cranes

Eleven of the sixteen MAS museum cranes, the largest museum collection of port cranes in the world, can be found on the Scheldt quay.

Scenography Life and Death

Discover the MAS on Thursday evenings!

On Thursday evenings, one theme at the MAS can be viewed until 21:00 hrs.

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Museum aan de Stroom
Hanzestedenplaats 1
2000 Antwerpen
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Museum rooms:
Tue - Fri: 10:00 - 17:00
(Last tickets: 16:00)
Sat - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
(Last tickets: 17:00)
Last Thu evening
of the month: one room
open until 21:00

MAS Boulevard
and panorama:
Monday closed
Tue - Sun: 9:30 - 00:00
Last entrance: 23:30

Closed on Mondays and
on January 1st, May 1st,  
November 1st and
December 25th.

Collection online

Discover and search through the whole collection of the MAS online.




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