On September 28, 2013, the Red Star Line Museum opened in Antwerp, Belgium. Housed in the former Red Star buildings on the Scheldt River, the museum honors "People on the Move". It is a museum about the Red Star Line's participation in the migration of over 2 million emigrants who passed through the terminal on their way to the United States and Canada.
A full story about the museum can be found on the NorthJersey.com website.
The website for the Red Star Line Museum provides virtual tours, stories of emigrants, a calendar of events and information on how to visit. The museum is open Tuesdays through Friday from 10am to 5pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 6pm. It is closed on Mondays and certain holidays.
They only allow 90 visitors per 30 minute timeframe, so reservations are required. Tickets are:
- € 8: Adult (26 to 65 years)
- € 6: senior citizens (+65 years), groups of 12
- € 1: Young people (12 to 26 years)
- Free: Children (-12 years) , School groups with escort, City guides, Attendants of people with a handicap, Last Wednesday of the month
- € 12: Combination ticket Red Star Line Museum, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Museum Eugeen Van Mieghem (valid from 28 September 2013 to 5 January 2014)