Rubens Experience

Who was Rubens exactly? The artist and the man behind the brush. And why is he so well loved? Find out by visiting the Rubens Experience. Find out what he was really like thanks to the life-like videos and interactive tools. Or look straight into his mind by observing his self-portrait.​​   

Rubens Experience

Rubens Experience will be open from 30 August 2024.

Plan your visit

The show must go on! And Rubens, who was exceptionally productive, wouldn't have wanted it any other way! So ​​a new presentation begins every half an hour, alternating between Dutch and English. Choose a time and report ​​to reception 15 minutes beforehand. From start to finish, your stay in the Rubens Experience will last between 30 and 45 minutes. Make sure that you also pay a visit to the recreated baroque garden and the library. 


Opening hours
Monday - Fridayopen from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sundayopen from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Public holidays 

Open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday  

Closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st, and December 25th  


Please note: no new visitors are admitted during the last hour before closing time. 


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More about Rubens Experience

In the Rubens Experience, immersive images and sounds bring Rubens's story alive in a way that is interactive, accessible and educational at the same time. For anyone who wants to experience the life and works of this Antwerp artist at close quarters.   


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Come and visit the Rubens Experience and let yourself be carried away.