Plan your visit to the Rubenshuis in the heart of Antwerp. The historic artist's home is temporarily closed due to renovations. Still, a visit to the Rubens House is more than worthwhile.


Opening times


Open from 30 August 2024

Monday - Friday: open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Saturday & Sunday: open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday: closed 


Public holidays

Open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday  

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

Visit Garden
Rubens Experience
Rubens Experience

Open from 30 August 2024

Monday - Friday: open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Saturday & Sunday: open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Wednesday: closed 



Open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday  

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

Visit Rubens Experience

Monday - Friday: open from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

Saturday & Sunday: closed 

Public holidays: closed 

Visit Library

Tickets and rates

One ticket gives you access to both Rubens Experience and the garden of the Rubenshuis. Is Rubens Experience full? Then buy a garden ticket to visit the garden. 

Rubens Experience has limited capacity. We therefore advise that you order your ticket online in advance. And definitely arrive in good time. A visit to Rubens Experience always has a fixed start time. So get there 15 minutes before the start. 

Are you older than 25? Would you like to visit Rubens Experience as well as the garden? Then buy your individual standard ticket here

Are you between 18 and 25 years old or the holder of an A-card? Then you are entitled to a reduced rate. This reduced rate cannot be combined with other discounts. Buy your ticket here.

  • Are you under 18, a companion of a visitor with a disability or an A-ticket holder with a rate for disadvantaged groups? Then a visit to Rubens Experience and the garden is completely free. Holders of a discount pass - such as UiTPAS with preferential category (VT) status, museum pass (to be purchased online or at the museum desk), ICOM, teacher card KLASSE or Antwerp City Pass - and friends of the city museums also get free admission. 
  • All residents of the city of Antwerp and districts receive free admission to Rubens Experience and the garden on the first Tuesday of every month, on presentation of their A-card. 
  • School groups booking in advance get free entry to the Rubenshuis. You only pay extra if you want a guided tour.
  • Reserve your free ticket here.

Are you older than 25? Do you just want to visit the garden? Then buy your garden ticket here

Do you have a press pass or want to visit as part of a trade or travel organisation? Then request your visit here. 

Groups wishing to extend their visit with a guided tour can book a professional guide from the Rubenshuis via Experience Antwerp. It is not possible to bring your own guide. 

Find more info on our Group Visits page. 

Do you have a question about booking a ticket? You can probably find all the information you need on our Q&A page

The Rubenshuis is a cash-free museum. That means that you can't pay with cash at the ticket desk. In the (web) shop, we accept payments via Bancontact, Mastercard, Maestro, VISA and V PAY. At the museum desk, you can also pay with Payconiq, Discover, Diners, JCB, CUP and Visa Electron. That makes payments easier, safer and cheaper. 

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to the terms and conditions




Hopland 13

2000 Antwerpen 


Route with Google Maps

How to find us?

The nearest stops are F. Rooseveltplaats (bus) and Antwerp Meir Metro (tram).  

The Rubenshuis is a 10-minute walk from Antwerp-Central (train).  

The nearest stop is Steenplein. Visit for fares and timetables. The Water Buses, boarding and disembarking points are accessible for wheelchair users.  

Cyclists can leave their bikes in the parking area on Hopland, diagonally opposite the entrance to the Rubenshuis. You can also park your bike on the Wapper.  

Are you renting a Velo shared bike? You'll find a Velo station on the Wapper and on the Meir.  

Coming to the Rubenshuis by car? Then bear in mind the low-emission zone in Antwerp city centre and on the Linkeroever (Left Bank). Vehicles that emit too much soot and fine dust are not allowed to enter this zone. You can find out via this test whether your car meets the conditions to enter.   

Vehicles with foreign number plates - with the exception of the Netherlands - that meet the emission requirements also need to be registered once. This is completely free and can be done up to 24 hours after entering the zone. You can register your foreign car on this webpage. More info on the Antwerp low-emission zone can be found at  

If you prefer to park in the city centre, follow the P-route towards the centre. Available car parks near the Rubenshuis are Oudaen car park, Arenberg (Oude Vaartplaats), Horta (Hopland), Lombardia (Lombardenvest) and Scheldekaai Noord (Jordaenskaai).  


Everyone is welcome at the Rubenshuis. Young or old, alone or in a group, with or without a disability. Our experienced team is always there for you. What's more, we strive to be an accessible and inclusive destination. Do you have any questions or comments in that regard? We'd love to hear them! Ask your question here and we will help you as soon as possible.  


Are you a wheelchair user, have a sensory impairment or are you less mobile? Then we'll obviously take this into account. For example, accompanying persons are admitted free of charge on presentation of a European Disability Card and guide dogs are of course allowed. In addition, the garden is landscaped with wide paths and entrance gates. The building itself has a lift, the ground floor is equipped with adapted sanitary facilities and two wheelchairs are available free of charge at the reception desk. You can reserve a wheelchair in advance here. Need help? The staff at the counter will be happy to help.  

Visitors with a hearing impairment can download the written audio texts and podcast, or request them at the reception desk. The film played in the Rubenshuis is subtitled in Dutch. Would you like more information about the garden? The Hofboekje, which you can find in the shop, provides additional text and explanation.  

Visitors with a visual impairment can use the wide range of audio clips available in Rubens Experience. You can also listen to a podcast in the garden.  

Families with children are welcome at the Rubenshuis. Rubens had quite a few kids himself.  

Pushchairs are also welcome. Inside the building, please leave your pushchair in the cloakroom. Free baby carriers are available at the desk. You can reserve a baby carrier in advance here. You can take your pushchair with you in the garden. The garden is landscaped with wide paths and entrance gates. Need help? The staff at the counter will be happy to help.