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Traces in the city

The Plantin-Moretus family has left many traces behind in the city of Antwerp and outlying districts. Several streets have been named after members of the Moretus dynasty.

The City Park

There are many traces of the Moretus family near the City Park. This district was built around 1870, and the city bought a lot of land from the Moretus-Della Faille family there. The current police station, Plantin en Moretuslei, the Plantin metro station: they are all linked to the family.

Making over the Plantin pre-metro station

In recent months, one platform of the Plantin metro station has been given a makeover. The design agency Enthoven took inspiration from the Print Cabinet of the Museum.

Museum Plantin-Moretus

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