Rubenshuis is a museum dedicated to the Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640), it is situated in Antwerp, Belgium. The museum is situated in the former home and studio of the artist. The museum was opened in 1946, 9 years after the city bought the house. The house was built to Rubens designs shortly after he married in 1609, it is an Italian Renaissance villa that was his home until he died in 1640. The architecture is impressive but more impressive is the artwork displayed inside with many of his top pieces on display at the museum. You can also visit his studio at the museum where Rubens and his students perfected the masterpieces.
The museum is situated in the city centre of Antwerp. The 3, 5, 9 and 12 trams stop a few minutes walk away at ‘Antwerpen Premetrostation’. The 22, 180, 181, 182 and 183 buses stop 5 minutes away from the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing. Admission is set at 10 euros for adults, 8 euros for concessions and free for children under 12.