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A lost drawing by Rubens returns home after four centuries

25.09.2021 | The Flemish Government has purchased a long-lost drawing by Peter Paul Rubens for an amount of 307,400 euros. The work will be included in the Masterpieces List and the Plantin-Moretus Museum will receive it on long-term loan.

Corona measures

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. We hope to welcome you soon.

Ticket price to change from 1 september 2021

From 1 September 2021, the admission prices for the Museum Plantin-Moretus will be adjusted. The admission prices will be put on par with those of national and international museums. The discount policy will become more transparent.

P.LACE.S - Looking through Antwerp Lace

in MoMu and 4 other locations

MoMu sheds some light on Antwerp's history of lace. Antwerp played an important role in the production and trade of lace. MoMu tells this story through an exhibition trail that connects five locations in the city.

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Always something to do

Calendar 2021

There is always something going on at the Plantin-Moretus Museum. In the museum and online. Discover the program for 2021 here

From scribble to cartoon

Drawings from Bruegel to Rubens in Flemish Collections

In this exhibition, the Museum Plantin-Moretus shows the 80 most beautiful old master drawings from Flemish collections. From scribble to cartoon: Drawings from Bruegel to Rubens in Flemish Collections gives an astonishing and representative overview of the art of drawing in our regions in the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Friday 17 November 2023 until Sunday 18 February 2024 from 10:00 to 17:00

An Italian in the Low Countries

Discover 500 years of city and regional life with the merchant Guicciardini

03.12.2021 - 06.03.2022 | Go back in time to Antwerp and the Netherlands in the 16th century. Lodovico Guicciardini, an Italian merchant who settles in Antwerp, describes in detail the life in the cities of the Netherlands at the time. Do we still recognize ourselves in his descriptions today?

Travel Trade

For Tour Operators & Travel Trade Professionals

Are you a tourism professional? Discover here the many advantages of the Museum Plantin-Moretus for your travel offer.

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