Museum Aan de Stroom
It’s time for culture! Musem Aaan de Stroom or simply the MAS is really a landmark of Antwerp, nestled in between the city and the port.
And it’s not only a museum – it’s kind of more an insight into the past, present and future of Antwerp; the people, diverse mentalities and different backgrounds.
MAS is a meeting point where you always have something to do, so you’ll find there also MAS Boulevard with stunning views over the city; MAS Storm café designed by the architect Kurt Hereygers; restaurant ‘t Zilte; MAS Pavilions, shops and many more.
How to find the MAS in Antwerp? Don’t worry! With a unique architecture you surely won’t miss it.
One of the oldest and most famous ZOO’s in Europe is right here in Antwerp, with almost a thousand species and around 5000 animals living here.
Take a whole day for this excursion because you’ll really need it.
The ZOO is famous by its work with endangered animals – a programme that protects okapi or bonobos animal species.
Opened in 1843 outside of the city, Antwerp’s ZOO is today placed near the Central Station and it is a green oasis – a perfect gateway to animal’s planet.
It’s really easy to reach Antwerp by car. From Amsterdam and Paris take E19, Eindhoven E34 road, or there is an option to take highway A12 from Brussels.
If you are coming by train, it’s even easier.
In Antwerpen Centraal there are around 15 departures per hour, including local trains, intercity and inter-regional ones.
The city’s airport is 7 km far from the city centre and it is reachable by bus line number 14 for the price of 2 euro.
Stay at Hilton
The Hilton Antwerp hotel, placed in the historical old town, is your perfect choice for staying in Antwerp because of its amazing location, but also an amazing service that Hilton Group is famous for all around the globe.
The building was earlier a shopping mall from the 19th century and part of facade is still there making it to be a great combination of traditional and contemporary look.
From standard rooms to luxurious one, the Hilton Antwerp Old Town hotel is a great suggestion.
After all, historical town square is right in front of your doors.