What to do in Antwerp when it rains?

Published On: 15 March 2023|By |Categories: Must visit, Shoppen|Tags: |

Looking to discover Antwerp, but the rain hinders your plans? No worries! These are some activities you can do when the weather is bad.

The Nottebohmzaal: an architectural masterpiece


Antwerp is full of wonderful architecture. Not to miss? The Nottebohmzaal! This library is absolutely breathtaking. It is open for visitors between April and September 2023. In other periods, you should take a look at the calendar to see when a visit would be possible.

De Ruien

© De ruien

Underneath Antwerp lies a hidden corridor system. Visit the underground world of De Ruien and rediscover a forgotten piece of Antwerp history.

Cinema Lumière or Cartoon’s

© Cinema Lumière of Cartoons

Do you want to watch a film? Cinema Lumière and Cartoon’s are both small and authentic city cinemas. Take your pick from a selection of different genres. Take a look at the program and enjoy a true film experience!

The renewed KMSKA


A few months ago, the Koninklijk Museum van Schone Kunsten Antwerp reopened after an extensive renovation. In this museum, you can easily get lost for a full day. Find a wide-ranging art collection, filled with pieces of Flemish masters. A visit with your children? No worries, your children will be able to enjoy different activities in this museum.

The Antwerp Story

© Matthias De Boeck

The Antwerp Story is an interactive attraction in Het Steen. Through 11 different rooms, you can discover the identity and the history of Antwerp. The ideal introduction to the city. Get inspired to see the rest of Het Steen. Visit the Visitor Center for more inspiration and to snoop around in the cosy shop.

Plopsa Station

© Plopsa Station

Inside Central Station, you can find Plopsa Station. The former Comics Station, Plopsa Station is a small indoor amusement park, perfect for a family trip!