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Red Star Line Museum

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily, we learned this at the TI in the train station and saved a fruitless trip. Several other Antwerp museums are also closed— fashion museum, no show at MAS— so check before you go

Thank BJaneH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I regret I am unable to give a full review of the Red Star Line museum because it was under renovation when my wife and I arrived at the main door by taxi on 13 September. The sign on the door said "closed for renovations,...More

Thank pawarner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't really expect so much of the visit, but it was actually quite an entertaining museum due to the many details and stories woven in. In some ways it was a bit much display and little 'experience', and the many videos are a bit...More

Thank immorissal
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a great experiential museum that shows the flow of immigrants who departed from Belgium to North America. Not just Belgians, but all the people who flowed here from Europe and I think North Africa. Great for kids and adults.

Thank Tucker M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It brings the story of so many people that left Europe to have a new life in America. Done in an interactive and fun way.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Learn about the deportation and importation in the early 20th century of those travelling to the United States. Fantastic graphical presentations, art work and artefacts with old photos of the sailings and passengers. Cafe inside. Typical clean and modern layout from Belgium. Sighted in an...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Antwerp is a port city and this excellent museum looks at a slice of that history. The Red Star Line shipped people to the US in the early part of last century and here you can view the history and stories of the people that...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Excellent place to spend a couple of hours. Many stories of those who left for the new world. Many did well - many didn't. Very moving in parts.

Thank php5
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is having a good collection of real artifacts there. Which are real and dazzled to look at. Story of how thousands from different places left for USA from Antwerp. The story n history is mesmerizing. If u visit Belgium. You should go to...More

Thank Farhad D
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Who knew there was such an innovative and unique museum documenting the many thousands of people who left the continent to try to make a new life for themselves. I had never heard of the Red Star Line before but in thinking through the emigration...More

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Karen B
11 July 2018|
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Response from mwhysall | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Red Star museum is closed until September 21st. I would check a few days after that, since there is a lot of road works in the area.
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