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Bornem Castle

Kasteel Marnix de Sainte Aldegonde

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Bornem Castle was originally constructed in the 9th century on the banks of the Scheldt River. However, the Scheldt meandered out of its riverbed in 1240, so the castle could no longer serve its intended purpose. In the 16th century, its occupant was Phillips de Marnix, mayor of Antwerp during the turbulent period when Protestants fled north to the Netherlands. Open limited hours.

Phone: +32-3-889 90 09

Location: Kasteeldreef 34, Bornem 2880

Other History nearby:
(Antwerp) Antwerp Museum of Folklore
(Antwerp-Deurne) Antwerp Silver Museum Sterckshof
(Gent) Archaeological Museum of Bijloke Abbey
(Brussels) Atomium
(Brussels) Autoworld
(Scherpenheuvel-Zichem) Averbode Abbey

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