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Admission free during the summer!

Remember that admission of the museum is free during the months of July and August.

The Robustus

The Antwerp Robustus daalder, dating from 1584, is an emergency coin which illustrates the difficult situation then facing the city on the River Scheldt. In the 16th century, Protestantism was spreading rapidly in the Netherlands. However, the regions which had gone over to the reformed church very soon clashed head-on with the Catholic Spanish ruler.