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On this site you can explore the complete collection of the Museum Vleeshuis|Sound of the City.

In the Museum Vleeshuis|Sound of the City (Museums & Heritage Antwerp), located in a monumental and historic building, you will experience the musical history of Antwerp. A visit to the museum is an interactive journey through six centuries of music life in a metropolis. You will discover not only the rich collection of music-related objects, but also the people behind these heritage objects: the builders, users, collectors.

The museum preserves nearly 3.000 music-related objects: paintings, drawings and photos, musical scores, sound recordings and, above all, many musical instruments. About 500 musical objects are on permanent loan from the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp.

Through this site it is possible to search our entire database, as it is today.

For questions, remarks, additions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us at or +32 3 292 61 00.

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