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Ascent of St Rumbolds Tower

Copyright Layla Aerts


What better way to see Mechelen and the surrounding are than fro the skywalk at the top of the tower! As you make your way up there, you will hear, see and feel the history of the city from the belly of the belfry. Anyone can climb the tower's 538 steps during opening hours. The number of visitors is limited. Reservation is advised and obligatory for groupes.


For more information and reservation, contact Tourism Mechelen.



1,5 to 2 hours



For individual visitors: 

Thursdays to Tuesdays: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. | the last ascent is at 4.20 p.m.

closed on Wednesdays

every 20 minutes you can start the ascent (maximum 20 pers.)


For guided tours: 

click here for more information


as from 1/1/2015:

everyday from 1pm until 6pm | last ascent at 4.20pm

saturdays from 10am until 6pm | last ascent at 4.20pm

every 20 minutes, 20 persons can ascent



adults € 7 | in group (min. 10 pers.) € 5 | 65+ € 5

children (3-26 years) € 2,5 | children (-3 years) free 

family rate € 16 (max. 2 adults + 4 children (< 18 years))

as from 1/1/2015:

adults € 8 | in group (min. 10 pers.) € 6

children/youth (4-26y) € 3

family rate: max 2 adults + max 4 children: 20% reduction

teachers' card: € 6

Onder den Toren
2800 Mechelen
Not accessible for wheelchair-users
More info:
Meet in Mechelen
Mechelen, how to get there
Plan your visit
City map
History of Mechelen
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