This museum tells the story of a city, from respectable bourgeois chamberconcerts to dancing tents and café-chantants.
The Vleeshuis Museum illustrates 600 years of sound, music and dance. A thrilling tale of street musicians, tower trumpeters, carillon players and elegant ladies who loved music.
The Vleeshuis Museum has succeeded in evoking memories and emotions with the sounds of the city, using multimedia and sound fragments in an impressive manner. Visitor’s senses are heightened by the music of the streets, in towers, in dance halls, churches and theatres and in bandstands. Next to the mechanics of playing music, "Sounds of the City" highlights the origin of music printing, the traditions of instrument builders as well as the concerts and operas in the concert halls of the past.
Music brightens the city, makes it happier and more convivial. Find out for yourself when you visit Vleeshuis.
Special opening days
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Price per person: 5
12 - 25: 3.
< 12: 0.
> 65: 3.
City Card: true.
Minimum people per group.
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Price per person: €3
Price per group: €
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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.