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Koningin Astridplein 20, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium
A Room with a ZOO – The Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp (FMCCA) lies in the centre of the Antwerp ZOO and is part of the ZOO Foundation. A venue with a legacy of connection, nature conservation and sustainability. “A Room with a ZOO” has been connecting people since 1843 by showing life in the Antwerp ZOO and by being a focal point for people to gather both socially and professionally.
At Brussels Airport: Please note that there is a direct 30 minutes train connection from Brussels to Antwerp. The train is going every 10-20 minutes (you can find the exact times here). When you enter the arrival hall at the airport, follow the signs leading to the train station. You will find the train station directly under the Departure and Arrival Halls of the airport (level -1). The escalator or lift will take you directly to the platform (or into the airport). Entering the train station, you will find directly some automatic vending machines, where you can buy a ticket from the airport to station Antwerpen-Centraal (approx. 12 EUR per trip).
From the train station Antwerpen-Centraal it is only a 3min walk to the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel (along street: Koningin Astridplein).
At Charleroi Airport: Bus from Charleroi Airport (Line A) to the train station Charleroi-Sud (bus are going every 30min, travel time approx.. 20 minutes).
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Antwerpen-Centraal (direct, 2 trains per hour, travel time approx.. 1h 40)
Reopening diamond museum DIVA | 24 March
Antwerp has been the world diamond capital for 500 years. Soon, visitors to DIVA will again be able to admire the most beautiful gemstones and discover the relationship between Antwerp and diamonds.
City Festival Baroque Influencers | March-November
With stunning exhibitions, concerts and other events, the city festival Baroque Influencers showcases the influence of Baroque and the central role of the Jesuits in Antwerp.
RESTORATION OF THE RUBENS HOUSE
The artist's residence of Baroque grandmaster Peter Paul Rubens - one of Antwerp's busiest museums - is closing its doors for an extensive renovation. In 2027 - Rubens' 450th birthday - the museum will reopen, twice the size and with a new reception centre.
NEW ANTWERP CITY PASS
The Antwerp City Card will henceforth be called the Antwerp City Pass (ACP) and will be completely digital. Visitors use the app to scan the QR code at the counter of the attraction or sight they want to visit. Nothing else changes: visitors with the ACP get free admission to more than 20 museums, churches and attractions, free public transportation, and 10-25% discounts at many other attractions and shops.
BUS PARKING OVERVIEW
Antwerp is easily accessible by train and ... bus! In addition to the free car parks, Antwerp Expo and d'Herbouvillekaai, the city has many other car parks and pick-up-and-drop-off spots.