Plan your visit

Booking your tickets, mapping out your museum itinerary, ... here you will find all the practical information you need for an unforgettable visit to the KMSKA.

Opening hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday



10:00am-10:00pm (except July and August: 10:00am-5:00pm)

Saturday, Sunday and holidays


Belgian schoolholidays

10:00am-6:00pm (except July and August: 10:00am-5:00pm)

The museum is closed on December 25 and January 01. On 24 and 31 December, the museum closes at 5pm.

On May 13, the museum will close its doors at 3 p.m. due to a private activity. The last time slot is at 12:30 p.m. 

Book your tickets

  • One ticket gives you access to the entire museum. 
  • A visit of the entire museum at a leisurely pace takes 2 hours on average. Please keep this in mind when choosing your timed slot.
  • Book your tickets in advance. You will pay and then receive your tickets via email. You also pick a time slot for your visit. Your visit can start every half hour. This means you can be assured of your place.




-26 years


-18 years


Cardholders: ICOM, Museumpass, Friends of the KMSKA


A-card and UiTPAS holders eligible for an increased reduction


Assisting disabled person and school groups


A-card with discount on the first Tuesday of the month (discount only valid on for Antwerp residents)


A-card and Museumpass
  • Do you have an A-card? Every first Tuesday of the month, A-card holders enjoy a €10 discount. A-card holders with a chance ticket always have free admission to the museum.
  • In the museum itself it is not possible to apply for a Museumpass or A-card.
  • You can purchase a museum pass online. 


  • The museum is strongly committed to accessibility. Most of the halls are easily accessible for baby stroller and wheelchair. Elevators bring you to the different floors.
  • The museum plan gives you a clear overview of the museum and all practical facilities.
  • You can store your belongings in our free of charge cloakroom with lockers. Be it your coat, backpack or diaper bag. 
  • There are numerous restrooms in the museum. Some of them with changing table and wheelchair accessible toilets. You can recognize them by these icons above the door.
  • Eating or drinking in the museum halls is not allowed. Hungry or thirsty? Reserve your spot in our museum restaurant. Or enjoy a picnic in our museum gardens.
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The KMSKA is located in the attractive district of Het Zuid with its town houses, squares and boulevards. Lovely for a stroll and ... easily accessible. By public transport too. Antwerpen-Centraal train station is only a half-hour walk away. By bus and tram too. Calculate the best route via Smart ways to Antwerp.

Address: Leopold de Waelplaats, 2000 Antwerpen

By bus and tram

There are several bus and tram stops within walking distance of the museum. By tram, take line 4 and get off at Museum stop. Lines 1 and 10 stop at the Bres stop, 500 m from the museum. Plan your route using the De Lijn website.

By train

Antwerpen-Centraal or Antwerpen-Zuid train station. Plan your route via the NMBS website.

By bicycle

Why not visit us by shared bike? You'll find several Vélo stations near the museum. Calculate your route. In parking Steendok, under the Gedempte Zuiderdokken, there is a secure bicycle parking area

By car

You can reach the KMSKA by car. We do recommend that you plan your route in advance because Antwerp is a low-emission zone. Near the museum you can park in parking Q-Park Kooldok. Reserve your parking space more cheaply in advance. The best way to reach the parking lot is along Silvertoplaan and Generaal Armstrongweg.

TIP You’ll find several P+R-parking lots on the outskirts of the city. There you can park your car economically and easily get on the bus or tram to the city centre.

Staying overnight in Antwerp

Extend your museum experience and stay a night in Antwerp! Book a hotel through We love Antwerp and enjoy the city.