Museum aan de Stroom is a museum that focuses on all aspects of life in Antwerp, the museum is situated by the River Scheldt in Antwerp, Belgium. The museum opened in May 2011, its building has an eye-catching design which was created by Neutelings Riedijk Architects. The Post-Modern design features a red sandstone facade with pieces of curved glass, inside the building is a purpose-built layout for displaying as many items from the museum's collection as possible. The main themes of the museum are Metropolis, Power, Life and Death, and Antwerp's long history as a major international port. The museum is the place to go to learn about the city of Antwerp.
If travelling by car, there is a car park a short walk away at ‘Q-Park Godefriduskaai’. The 7 tram travels to the area in which the museum is situated.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm. Admission is priced at 10 euros for adults, 8 euros for concessions and free for children under 12. The museum has a cafe that serves hot and cold food and drink, the cafe also offers panoramic views of Antwerp.