But the Maidens’ House is more than works by great masters such as Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens.
The museum is also dedicated to care for foundlings, orphans and the poor in Antwerp over the centuries.
The objective is to highlight the way the centuries-old diamond trade plays an important role in the City of Antwerp on an economic, cultural as well as historical level – and to engage its residents and visitors in its diamond story.
The “We Speak Diamond” campaign refers to how, in Antwerp, more than 70 different nationalities and communities shape the industry’s identity and how this great diversity of individuals speak the same language: diamond.
As you enter, you literally step from trendy modern Antwerp into medieval Antwerp.
A visit to the Maidens’ House is more than an ordinary museum visit, in other words.
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