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A collection of stories

It’s all about the stories in The Red Star Line Museum. The stories of the passengers who travelled to America with the Red Star Line, in search of happiness and a better future. All these stories tell the history behind the Red Star Line.

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The story of migration

The Red Star Line Museum invites you on an exciting voyage. Discover the story of the shipping company, the city of Antwerp and its harbour. Above all, discover the emigrants’ stories.

Stories of emigrants

Millions of passengers travelled with the Red Star Line and told stories about their journeys to their children and grandchildren.


The collection contains historical testimonies and documents, but also contemporary stories about migration. And works by Antwerp artists for whom migration was an inspiring theme.

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