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Plan your visit

Come and visit the house and business of Plantin and the Moretus family. All you need to plan your museum visit can be found here.

Plan your visit

Practical information

Practical information about opening hours, ticket sales, how to reach us and accessibility. 

Guide to the museum

Museum Plantin-Moretus is open! We will put the well-being of our visitors and employees first. We are taking take various precautions to offer you a pleasant and safe visit. You can read more about them here. We hope to welcome you soon.

Exhibitions and activities

Temporary exhibitions

The Museum’s temporary exhibitions focus on a succession of different themes. Specific aspects of the house, the Plantin-Moretus family, the output of the Officina Plantiniana... you can learn more about each of these subjects.

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Discover the magic of the Museum. In mansion and printing press. In room and studio. In letters and typography. In beautiful books. Experience how, long before our digital age, words and images were spread around the world. Here is an overview of our activities.

Visit the museum

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Visiting the museum with a group

Guided tours, creative workshops, printing demonstrations and day programmes: come to the museum with your group and make the visit more lively or varied with our group options.

Taking your class to the Museum

Active, fun, educational guided tours... Creative workshops on books and printing... Activities for students of all ages.

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Children and families at the museum

Get to work just like a real printer or listen to the museum coming to life in the audio play.

Reading Room

Reading room

In our reading room you can consult numerous authentic documents. You will find a precious archive of printed works, manuscripts and drawings.

Digital services

If you have a simple research question, we will try to help you as much as possible by email.


Visit the museum from home

The museum is always open online

We are always open if you go online. Go online with and dive into our collections, view our online exhibitions, take a virtual visit of the museum, browse through the museum guide, or listen to the audio guide. Everything to stay indoors and take your mind off things for a while.

Museum shop

If you’re looking for something special to buy, you’ll find it in our Museum Shop. Books, designer vases and even our own perfume... Drop in and see what tempts you.

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Out and about in Antwerp

The Museum Plantin-Moretus is right in the heart of Antwerp. Near the Cathedral of Our Lady, but also within walking distance of the Fashion Museum and the vibrant shopping district. There’s plenty of other things to discover whenever you visit the Museum Plantin-Moretus.

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