Top 10 family-friendly activities to do in Antwerp, Belgium in 2023

🌍 Top 10 Family-Friendly Activities in Antwerp, Belgium πŸ‡§πŸ‡ͺ

Belgium may be known for its delightful chocolates and waffles, but it has so much more to offer, especially for families. One of the most family-friendly city in Belgium is Antwerp, filled with a variety of activities that can keep your entire family entertained. Here’s our top 10 list of family-friendly activities in Antwerp.

1. Antwerp Zoo 🦁

Established in 1843, the Antwerp Zoo is one of the oldest in the world. It’s home to over 7,000 animals from 950 species. You and your little ones can marvel at elephants, penguins, lions, and more. Don’t forget to rent one of our prams for a more comfortable zoo journey. 🦜

2. Plantin-Moretus Museum πŸ“š

Introduce your kids to the world of printing at the Plantin-Moretus Museum. The museum offers interactive and educational exhibitions and workshops, perfect for school-aged kids. βœ”οΈ

3. Aquatopia 🐠

Aquatopia is a fascinating aquarium with over 10,000 fish and reptiles. The underwater tunnels and touch pools are sure to keep your children entertained for hours. 🐒

4. Comics Station Antwerp 🧸

At the Comics Station Antwerp, your kids will be able to interact with their favourite comic book characters in real life. The indoor theme park is filled with over 60 attractions and activities. 🎒

5. Antwerp’s Central Station πŸš‚

Known as the ‘Railway Cathedral’, Antwerp’s Central Station is a beautiful architectural masterpiece. There’s also a big shopping centre nearby to keep the adults entertained. πŸ›οΈ

6. Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum πŸ—Ώ

Visit the Middelheim Open Air Sculpture Museum for a breath of fresh air. The park is home to 215 sculptures by artists from around the world, spread over 30 hectares. It’s free to enter! 🌳

7. The Antwerp Diamond District πŸ’Ž

Antwerp is known as the world’s diamond capital. Why not take a guided tour of the diamond district and learn about the fascinating history of diamond trade in Antwerp. πŸ’

8. MAS Museum πŸ›οΈ

With a stunning view of the city from the rooftop, the MAS Museum is a must-visit. The museum’s exhibitions tell the story of Antwerp in the world, and the world in Antwerp. 🌎

9. Antwerp’s Fashion District πŸ‘—

Home to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp is a fashion hotspot. The Fashion District is filled with designer boutiques and vintage shops. Get your little ones involved in a fun fashion hunt! πŸ‘ 

10. Theatres and Cinemas 🎭

Antwerp has a vibrant theatre scene, with plays and performances for all ages. Check out the Fakkeltheater or Kinepolis Cinema for their latest shows. πŸŽ₯

Antwerp Family-Friendly Accommodation 🏨

Hotel Location Features
Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel Central Station Indoor pool, family rooms, close to zoo
Hilton Antwerp Old Town Groenplaats Family rooms, near shopping district
Hyatt Regency Antwerp MAS Museum Family rooms, close to museum

Remember, at Tiny Trek Rentals, we’re here to make your travel experience smoother and more enjoyable. From prams to high chairs, we’ve got you covered. Happy travels! 🌍