Practicalities

Address, opening hours and directions

Contact

Rubenianum 
Kolveniersstraat 20 
2000 Antwerpen 
België

 

Opening hours

The Rubenianum is open from Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. During these opening hours, the reading room and Kolveniershof are open to the public. The Rubenianum is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and on public holidays.

 

Days on which the Rubenianum is closed

  • 1-2 January: Christmas holidays
  • 17 April: Easter Monday
  • 1 May: Labour Day
  • 25 May: Ascension Day
  • 26 May: day of obligation
  • 5 June: Whit Monday
  • 10 July: day of obligation
  • 11 July: Day of the Flemish Community
  • 21 July: National holiday
  • 14 August: day of obligation
  • 15 August: Ascension Day
  • 1 November: All Saints’ Day
  • From 25 December to 2 Januari 2018 inclusive: Christmas holidays

 

Directions

The Rubenianum is located in a side street of Meir, at walking distance from Antwerp’s Central Station. It is easy to reach by public transport.

For public transport options see:
Website NMBS (train services)
Website De Lijn (tram, premetro, bus)  

  • Premetro: 3, 5, 9 and 15 (Meir)  
  • Tram: 4 (Meirbrug), 7, 8 (Oudaan), 10, 11 (St.-Jacobsmarkt) 
  • Bus: 22, 25 and 26 (Groenplaats) 

Caution: low emission zone as of 1 February 2017

Are you travelling to Antwerp by car? Then remember that the entire city centre of Antwerp and Linkeroever/Left Bank are a low emission zone as of 1 February 2017. Vehicles that emit too much soot and particulate matter may no longer enter the low emission zone. Check before coming to Antwerp whether your vehicle complies with the conditions for entry with this test.

All vehicles with a foreign number plate (except Dutch number plates) that comply with the conditions for entry must be registered once-only. Registration is free and can be done up to 24 hours after entering the zone. Register your car here

You can find further information about the low emission zone in Antwerp at www.sna.be/en/lez.

 

Reading room

The reading room of the Rubenianum is freely accessible to the general public. You can consult books and documentation during its opening hours from Monday to Friday.
For more information about the reading room, click here.

 

Guided tours

For art history students, the Rubenianum provides introductory guided tours behind the scenes.
For more information about the guided tours, click here.

 

Conference and reception rooms

The Rubenianum offers you the opportunity to hire the historic Kolveniershof for your event.
For more information about hiring rooms, click here.