Practical (EN)


Tariffs for individual visit

Standard ticket€5 per person
Children 6-12, 65+, teachers card and EDC (European Disability Card)€3 per person

CORONA UPDATE: The Flemish Tram and Bus Museum opens on 3 july if the Corona relaxations permit it. Group visits remain adjourned until further notice. When the situation is more clear you will read it here or on our Facebook page.


Opening times

The museum is open for visitors from 13.00 to 16.30 on Saturdays, Sundays and official holidays from mid April to mid October . In 2021 this is (with reserve for Corona measures) from Saturday 17th April to Sunday 10th October. Groups of more than 10 people should apply in advance (temporarily not possible)


Guided group visits

Vlatam offers guided group visits which give an overview of the history of public transport in our country, but not on Mondays and Thursdays. The visit takes about two hours. Access to several trams and buses is possible. A request should be sent two months in advance. A guided group is limited to 20 people, the fixed price is 120 Euro. For nursery schools or pupils up to 12 years we organise an adapted visit with corresponding conditions.

Please send your request to planning@vlatam.be.


Museum accessibility

The museum is accessible for persons with disabilities, there are adapted toilets. Take care: in the museum lie tracks with grooved rails, superelevated in the curves, this requires special attention for wheel chair users. Several vehicles are accessible, but have high floors with steps. Not allowed in the museum are: dogs (unless arm carried), bicycles, roller skates and food stuffs.


Responsibility

Visitors should behave properly and may not manipulate vehicle parts. Every damage or accident resulting from unproper behaviour implies visitor’s liability.


Adress

Diksmuidelaan 42, 2600 Berchem – Tel.: +32 3 322 44 62 – E-mail: info@vlatam.be


Archive und Documentation centre

VLATAM has a comprehensive collection of archive material and documents consisting of official papers, photos, plans and paraphernalia. The centre offers a very rich source for amateurs, local and general historians, surveyors … For research you can bring a visit after agreement. Applications can be sent to info@vlatam.be.


By tram or bus

The museum can be reached with tram lines 4 (Hoboken – Silsburg), 9 (Linkeroever – Eksterlaar) and 11 (Melkmarkt – Berchem Station), and with bus lines 51, 52 und 53 (Berchem Station – Vremde/Duffel). Stop: Groenenhoek.

By train

The museum is  only 500 meters from Antwerpen-Berchem station. Leave the station by the main entrance, straight to the road crossing, then to the right over the ring motorway. Again cross at the traffic lights, go to the right, the museum is 50 meters further on the left. More info about the railway timetables can be found here or on the NMBS-app.

By car

If you come over the R1 (ring motorway) from the north, take exit 3 Borgerhout, then the R10 (parallel) direction Berchem, turn left 50 meters before the station, over the bridge, at the intersection to the right, the museum is directly at the left side.

Coming over the R1 from the south, take exit 5 Berchem, then left, then right until 50 meters past the station, right over the bridge, at next intersection right, the museum is directly at the left side. Parking possibility on the bridge or in the vicinity. Take care: Antwerp is a low emission zone with automatic camera surveillance. Till the end of 2024 petrol cars Euro 2 and diesel cars Euro 5 are allowed.