Museum at the stream in Antwerp

The MAS or 'Museum Aan de Stroom', in English 'Museum At the Steam' is a museum and a panoramic viewing point in Antwerp. The MAS museum itself tells an innovative story about the city of Antwerp in the world and the world inside the city of Antwerp. It opened in May 2011 en is is designed by 'Neutelings Riedijk Architects.

Picture by Harry Fabel

The museum is located in the old harbor district of the city and is built between two old small docks. The land area of the museum building is 1,350 m², on a total area of 14,500 m². The total height of the tower building is 62 meters and is a landmark in the city.

Picture by Harry Fabel

The panoramic view and the spiral boulevard along the glass areas of the building are free to visit, even till late at night, making it a great tourist attraction. In front of the museum there is a square that's great for daytime meetings or just to chatter along, especially on a sunny day.

Picture by Harry Fabel

You can find the MAS museum at this address:  Hanzestedenplaats 1, Antwerp.

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