MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp

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A museum and monument, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom celebrates the city of Antwerp. Focusing on themes of power, life and death, and metropolis, the museum explores the city's history and position as an important international port. Committed to embracing new media, the museum lets visitors scan QR codes on most objects to hear background information in several different languages. The building is designed to resemble boxes stacked in a spiral tower, and it offers great views of the city. Take the escalator up to the ninth floor, and enjoy views through glass walls as you make your way to the top. Work out when and for how long to visit MAS - Museum aan de Stroom and other Antwerp attractions using our handy Antwerp visit planning website.
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  • Large overview about the history of Antwerp. Large South American art collection from the Janssens family. Fantastic panorama from the rooftop terrasse. Minus point, closed from 5 p.m. during week...  more »
  • I accidentally spent 3+ hours much to see, and a well curated exhibit on each floor. For pre-museum fuel, Roest across the street is a good spot.  more »
  • An iconic building in the heart of Antwerp's historic dockside area. Taking the escalators up to the tenth floor observation deck is a must but you also get some great views of the city while inside through the waves of glass panels that make up the distinctive walls.
  • Architecturally beautiful and playful. Very interesting exhibitions focusing on the city but not only. There's a free rooftop terrace with a stunning view of the whole city. Tickets are not expensive. Worth the visit

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