At the Diamond Pavilion you can discover why Antwerp is known as the world center for diamonds, and learn about the past and present players in the diamond trade and diamond industry.
The pavilion presents the rich history, economic importance and other facets of this typical Antwerp activity.
Temporary exhibits are organized regularly. Both ancient and modern jewelry are covered.
You can visit the Diamond Pavilion at the MAS for free from Tuesday to Sunday.
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The most beautiful pieces from the collection of the Silver Museum are exhibited here with the help of Umicore. Umicore is also known to the inhabitants of Antwerp by the name “De Zilver”. In the past, silver was a byproduct from the extraction of other minerals. Today, it mostly comes from recycling. Umicore has become the number one in the world for the refining and recycling of precious metals. Mobile telephones, laptops and autocatalysts from all over the world are all given a second life. You can visit the Silver Pavilion at the MAS for free from Tuesday to Sunday.
Antwerp is truly heaven for coffee lovers, with coffee bars on practically every street corner. But how are they different from each other? Where to find the ultimate cuppa that suits your taste and what is the story behind it? Coffee roaster Koen Bleuzé shares his top 10 favourite coffee bars and explains his choices.
Get all you can out of Antwerp! Are you interested in exploring all of Antwerp? Then use the Antwerp City Card as your guide. The card will open the nicest, tastiest and most surprising doors of the city for you, for free or at a discount. What’s more, you can choose how long you want to use it.
Antwerp is a pocket-sized city. Many of the attractions are within walking or biking distance of each other. Another way of getting around the city is on the trams and buses of De Lijn. Tip: buy your tram or bus ticket in a point of pre-sale (newsagent’s, supermarket, the vending machines at the various stops or in the visitor centres of Visit Antwerp), where tickets are cheaper.
There’s lots to see and experience at the redesigned Plantin-Moretus Museum. Step into the world of pioneering publisher Plantin and his in-laws, the Moretus family. Seven tips for an extra special museum visit.
Antwerp is a vibrant city. And all those residents and visitors who bring so much life to the city also require a lot of parking for their cars. In order to give everyone an equal chance at a parking spot, there is paid parking in many places throughout Antwerp.