• The MAS in a nutshell

    What makes the museum so unique? Discover the MAS in a few words.


  • Here you can find an overview of all the information and activities that will help you plan your visit.
  • Exhibition
    Diamonds and their emotional meaning
    Wednesday 18 October 2017 - Sunday 14 January 2018 from 10:00 to 17:00
    Individual visitors
    People have desires. They desire love and security. They desire to understand the meaning of life. They also desire wealth, status and power... Visit the exhibition Dazzling Desire, and discover how mankind has made these desires tangible with striking objects, often consisting of diamonds.
  • Since today, a new artwork adorns the outside terrace on the eighth floor of the Museum aan de Stroom. At the request of the city of Antwerp, the Antwerp artist Guillaume Bijl created the artwork Saluting Admiral Couple for the fifth anniversary of the MAS. The work gives the monumental building a playful and surprising touch.
  • Exhibition
    A tasty history of the city
    The history of the city, on the surprising, erratic and often invisible trail of food.
  • Exhibition
    21 October 2016 - 10:00
    MAS | The visible storage goes back a long time, long before the MAS emerged.This exhibition tells the fascinating history of the Vleeshuis Collection and displays an exceptional selection which is normally kept behind closed doors.
  • Unable to choose? Then why not visit every floor of the MAS? Book the full MAS tour, accompanied by a passionate guide. You will receive detailed explanation about all the themed rooms, which will be available free of charge all day long.
  • The MAS has a lot to offer. In addition to the permanent presentation there are also temporary exhibitions, the building, an extensive collection, etc.
  • The MAS collection is a collection of collections. More than 500,000 pieces relating to Antwerp, the port and the world. Browse a selection from it and discover its riches.
  • The MAS towers above the hippest hotspot in Antwerp: the Eilandje. After visiting the museum you can saunter next to the water, just like on a sea dyke. Discover this lively neighbourhood, its countless activities and flourishing restaurants and pubs.