• The Rubens House in a nutshell

    “Welcome to my house!” Peter Paul Rubens, a brilliant and versatile artist, invites you to his palazzo.

You can now visit the Rubens House again.

Discover Rubens’ life and work and enjoy his imposing city palace with its garden and portico. The health and safety of our visitors and our staff is paramount, so we will ensure safe surroundings for your visit. We also ask you to take a number of measures into account. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

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Plan your visit
In the spotlight
You can now visit the Rubens House again. Discover Rubens’ life and work and enjoy his imposing city palace with its garden and portico. The health and safety of our visitors and our staff is paramount, so we will ensure safe surroundings for your visit. We also ask you to take a number of measures into account. We look forward to seeing you very soon!
In the spotlight
The museum is always open online. Check out our acquisitions and loans or find out more about Rubens by taking our audio tour ‘The Master Lives’ via the Antwerp Museum App.
In the spotlight
European Heritage Award for restored portico and garden pavilion
The 2020 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards saw the Rubens House honoured with one of the world’s most renowned heritage prizes for the restoration of its portico and garden pavilion. Members of the public are invited to vote online to help the Rubens House collect the Public Choice Award too.
Interesting lecture
He was capable of everything and knew everything. He was a brilliant and versatile artist, run a large studio, spoke several languages, collected art, designed his own home, travelled around Europe as a diplomat and was interested in science. Rubens was well-versed in almost everything.
Peter Paul Rubens and Antwerp. The master and his city. After more than 400 years, this world-class painter's presence can still be felt in the city.
New construction
Opening in 2024
A brand-new building with an interactive visitor centre and numerous visitor facilities. The Rubens Experience Center will open in 2024.