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MoMu - Mode Museum, Antwerp

MoMu - Mode Museum, Antwerp

Editor's note: MoMu is closed for renovation and will reopen in Autumn 2020.

The MoMu-Mode Museum is yet another museum whose theme is sure to garner lots of interest as well as visitors. A unique museum that is especially dedicated to clothing, apparel and fashion, the MoMu Museum manages to enthrall an ardent fashion critic and follower as well as a fashion atheist. Touching a wide array of subjects, the exhibits manage to provide a unique insight about the cultural and societal influences of clothing and fashion along with historical account of the various changes that were brought about in the world of fashion.

Located perfectly at the heart Antwerp’s fashion destination, the ModeNatie, the Museum is next door to the Flanders Fashion Institute, the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Open since 2002, the Museum is a proud owner of more than 25,000 objects. With exhibits that display the delicate craftsmanship of the region, the Museum also showcases gorgeous garments, exotic fabrics, tools and machines, shoes laces and other accessories that are the key ingredients for a perfect look. Apart from that the Museum also possesses rare antique garments that date back to the 16th century along with contemporary modern apparels. Another unique feature of this splendid museum is its contemporary architecture and interiors. Designed by Belgian architect Marie-José Van Hee, the MoMu Museum is a must visit in Antwerp.

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Sight Name: MoMu - Mode Museum
Sight Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Antwerp, Belgium

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