Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA)
The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp(M HKA) is famous for its avant-garde collection of visual arts, sculptures, and film. Some of the barrier-breaking artists exhibited include Dan Flavin, Jimmie Durham, and Panamarenko, famous for his mixed-media sculptures of flying saucers. The museum is also home to the arthouse Cinema Zuid and a top-floor restaurant that boasts panoramic city views and a mural by US graffiti artist Keith Haring.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp(M HKA) is a must-visit for lovers of contemporary art.
Combine a stop at the contemporary art museum with a wander around the fashionable Zuid district.
The museum is completely wheelchair-accessible.
How to Get There
From the city center, you can walk along the Scheldt River to the Zuid district, which is home to the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp(M HKA). The journey takes around 20 minutes. Alternatively, take bus 180, 181, 182, or 183 from Groenplaats.
When to Get There
The Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp(M HKA) is open from Tuesday through Sunday, from mid-morning to around 6pm. On Thursdays, the museum stays open until 9pm.
The Art Museums of Antwerp
With such a wide range of museums, Antwerp is a haven for art lovers. Gallery highlights include the Rubens House (Rubenshuis), dedicated to the Flemish baroque painter; the Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum, home to more than 200 artworks; and the ModeMuseum, which focuses on Belgian fashion.
- FoMu (FotoMuseum)
- Het Zuid
- Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA)
- ModeMuseum (MoMu)
- Plantin-Moretus Museum
- Grand Market Place (Grote Markt van Antwerpen)
- Butcher's Hall (Vleeshuis)
- Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
- Brabo Fountain
- Museum aan de Stroom (MAS)
- De Koninck Antwerp City Brewery
- Diamond District
- Central Station