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Discover DIVA's stories on a sensory tour (only in Dutch)

Discover various tactile elements and fire up your sense of smell during the permanent exhibition 'A Brilliant Story'. The tour has been designed with blind and visually impaired visitors in mind.

What does a diamond feel like? Can you identify the gemstone by its cut parts or facets? You can touch silver jewellery and materials, immersing yourself in DIVA's glittering stories. The guide describes the diamonds, jewellery and silverware, and brings the stories to life.

The tour starts on the second floor in the Raw Materials Room. Then you will descend (via the stairs or the elevator) to the Boudoir and the Vault on the first floor, and finally, via the Atelier, the Trading Room and the Dining Room, end up in the Room of Wonder. The museum tour follows the journey of the diamond or raw material, from the mine to the finished product.

 

Practical info sensory drop-in tour

  • The tour starts at 10:30 am and lasts about 90 minutes (please foresee extra time at the start and end of the tour). Sign up at the info desk.

  • Guide languages: only in Dutch at the moment

  • Maximum 8 people (including assistants) per guide. Assistance dogs are welcome.

  • Price: standard rate museum ticket + 2 euro. We recommend buying your ticket in advance.

  • Are you an adult with discount rate or pass holder (ICOM, Museum Pass, Antwerp City Pass, Lerarenkaart, Uitpas with VT status and A-card holders with social rate)? Book your ticket by emailing info@experienceantwerp.be or calling 03 205 56 05.
    Be sure to mention your first and last name, DIVA museum, the name of the activity and the desired time and date, number of people and reason for reduction.
    If there are still available tickets on the day, you can also buy your ticket at the museum info desk.

 

 

Dates 2024 

  • 8 January 2024
  • 3 June 2024
  • 9 September 2024
  • 4 December 2024

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