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Sportimonium and the library are open again! Please reserve your visit by telephone

Sportimonium is open to solo visitors and by appointment only (by telephone: 015-618 222) . 

Mask required!  Bring your own mouth mask. None available on site.

We are happy to welcome fit and healthy visitors back to the museum for a run through sporting history in our new exhibition: Breaking Boundaries, the Olympic Games from Antwerp 1920 to Tokyo 2020.

At the same time, we want to make sure everyone stays in good shape. For this reason, we request that visitors comply with all of our precautions.

Visitor guidelines

 

Step 1: Reservation required!

Unfortunately, we cannot allow spontaneous visits just now. Please book your visit in advance by phone. You can reach us on 015-618 222 between 10am and 2pm. We regret that we cannot accept e-mail or online reservations.

  • Entry is restricted to solo visitors and to family members living together in a single household (max. 4 pers.)
  • All visitors, including museum pass holders and others entitled to free entry, need to book in advance. This will enable us to manage the flow of visitors through the museum.
  • Group visits will not be permitted before 31 August 2020 at the earliest.
  • Tours and guided workshops are suspended until further notice.
  • Please note that, for safety reasons, interactive parts in the museum (browsing books, tactile screens, games, things to do, etc.) and the popular sports garden are not in use until further notice.
  • Large backpacks and large bags are not permitted inside the museum. Lockers are available outside.

To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, no more than 10 people will be admitted to the museum per time slot.

A maximum of 10 visitors are allowed in the Breaking Boundaries exhibition at any one time. After viewing the exhibition visitors may continue to the museum’s permanent collection, which is also limited to 10 people at a time.

When you book your visit we will record your name, address, e-mail and telephone number for the purpose of tracking and tracing in connection with coronavirus.

 

Step 2:  Come on time to get the most out of your visit

Remember to allow 10 minutes to walk from the parking area to the museum entrance.

Visitors 12 years and older are required to wear a protective face mask while visiting the museum.

 

Step 3: Confirmation

After you make your reservation by phone you will receive an e-mail confirming the time slot for your visit. Please print this ticket and bring it with you to the museum. You will not be admitted without it.

 

Step 4: Payment at the museum and by debit card only

 

Step 5: Follow the instructions of museum staff

Keep yourself fighting fit!  (national protective measures)

  • Follow the mandatory one-way route through the museum and do not deviate from the path
  • Follow the instructions of museum staff
  • Maintain a distance of 1.5 metres from other visitors and staff
  • Wear a protective face mask: no mask = no entry
  • Disinfect your hands before and after your visit
  • Due to current health measures, the interactive modules and popular sports garden are currently closed
  • Please note that, for safety reasons, interactive parts in the museum (browsing books, tactile screens, games, things to do, etc.) are not in use until further notice.
  • Stay home if you are unwell! Or pay us a virtual visit J
  • Please do not touch exhibits

 

Additional information regarding time slots

Visits are permitted between 10am and 5pm. The last time slot begins at 3pm. A maximum of 10 people will be admitted every 60 minutes. No more than 20 visitors may be inside the museum at any one time. This means that you may be asked to wait briefly. Please adhere to your time slot.

 

    10am     Maximum of 10 visitors

    11am    Maximum of 10 visitors

    1pm    Maximum of 10 visitors

    2pm    Maximum of 10 visitors

    3pm    Maximum of 10 visitors

 

Miscellaneous

Parking tickets for Parking Sport Vlaanderen cost € 5.00 and can be purchased from the automatic payment machine in the parking area (not in the museum).

How do time slots work? (see additional information on time slots)

 Please note that, for safety reasons, interactive parts in the museum (browsing books, tactile screens, games, things to do, etc.) and the popular sports garden  are closed until further notice.

Tours and guided workshops are suspended until further notice.

The Victor Boin Preservation Hall is closed.

Non-paying visitors are also required to book their visits in advance. This will enable us to manage the flow of visitors through the museum and keep numbers within safe limits.

For prices, please see this page.

 

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