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DESTINATIONS belgium antwerp Do & See Maagdenhuismuseum


In this historic sixteenth-century building you can take a closer look at the phenomenal collection of the OCMW (public social welfare centre). It used to be a girl’s orphanage; hence its name and a lot of the items in the collection refer to this period.

Do & See

Antwerp is the city that strongly believes that you can always do things just that little bit differently. Enjoy architectural feats such as the Antwerp Law Courts, the Bourla Theatre and MAS | Museum aan de Stroom. Treat yourself to dishes from all over the world. Explore the shopping streets with the many high-end shops and unique concept stores. Take a stroll along the River Scheldt and gaze at the port from afar. Don’t forget to visit the diamond district. And what about museums like the Rubens House, the Red Star Line Museum and Museum Plantin-Moretus. With world-class collections in a unique setting. Discover why our city is different from other cities. Discover Atypical Antwerp.