Hidden Gems at the Museum hof van Busleyden

Hidden Gems shows you the very best of what Mechelen has produced throughout the centuries. With top works including those from Rubens, Jordaens and Faydherbe. Many of these hidden gems come from museum, private and heritage collections and are being exhibited to the public for the first time. A once in a lifetime opportunity to marvel at these works in real life.

In Hidden Gems you can admire more than 100 works of art from various time periods and various disciplines, such as painting, goldsmiths’ work , sculpture and printmaking. In addition to the top works, you will discover some true hidden gems.

For this exhibition, we have created a timeless city, that invites you to wander around it. As a visitor, you can walk around the arrangement or mingle amongst the artworks. So you can take it all in nicely, but also admire the individual pieces and discover the stories behind them. Discover seven centuries of Mechelen masterpieces in Hidden Gems.

Verborgen Parels

Pick up your free copy of the Hidden Gems-city map at Museum Hof van Busleyden or at the tourist office. On presentation of this city map, you will receive a 2 euro discount when you visit St. Rumbold’s Tower. This walk is also included in Visit Mechelen’s free app.

Practical info


11/11/2022 - 25/06/2023 


More info & Tickets: www.hofvanbusleyden.be/hidden-gems


Museum Hof van Busleyden
Sint-Janstraat 2a 
2800 Mechelen