© Jelle Vermeersch
Guidance for your visit
Enhance your experience by reserving a guide to accompany you on your visit to the museum.
You may explore the museum and the garden on your own with a museum guidebook. But if you would like to know more about what you are seeing, you can tour the museum with the help of an audio guide or with the accompaniment of a tour guide.
Reserve a guide
There is nothing quite so inspiring as the stories about Rubens! The Rubens House has guides who can speak passionately about the life and work of the artist. There is a wide range of museum tours for you to choose from. Explore the overview of group tours below.
- Price: One guided tour costs € 65 (+ € 5 in administrative fees) for 1½ hours.
- Maximum of 15 persons.
- Reserve three weeks in advance.
- Note: admission to the museum is not included in the price of the guide. The reduced rate van € 6 applies to groups of 12 or more.
Antwerp Tourism & Convention
Grote Markt 13-15
Tel.: +32 (0)3 232 01 03
In addition to the museum tours, there are also a number of city walking tours available for groups. Discover the virtuosity of Rubens in historic churches and exquisite museums. Antwerp is the consummate Baroque city, a place where you can walk in the footsteps of Rubens and his famed contemporaries.
Rubens walking tour for groups. Let Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens - the three “princes” of the Antwerp Baroque style - lead your way.
This Rubens walking tour begins in the vicinity of the Scheldt. You will enter an attractive part of the historic city centre via charming streets once inhabited by stonemasons and Lombardian bankers.
Why did Hercules wear a lion skin? Why are Mercury and Minerva standing on the portico of the Rubens House? What is the story of Perseus and Andromeda?
A group tour on classical mythology with the restored ceiling painting The Gods of Mount Olympus serving as focal point.
This urban palace, the home and workplace of Rubens for 25 years, astounds visitors with its Italian flair.