World Museum Rotterdam

World Museum Rotterdam The World Museum in Rotterdam (in Dutch: Wereldmuseum) is a museum about the different cultures in past and present and displays art and items from all over the world. The permanent exhibition called ‘The Collection’ shows 2000 top pieces…

Netherlands Fotomuseum

Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam The Nederlands Fotomuseum focuses on photography in the broadest sense of the word. By doing so, the museum wants to show the diversity of forms of photography. Not only as an artistic form of expression, but also…

Museum Rotterdam

Museum Rotterdam Museum Rotterdam was founded in 1905 as Museum of Antiquities, by a bourgeois elite that wanted to educate Rotterdam’s growing working class population, attracted by the development of the transit port. It later became the Historical Museum of Rotterdam…

Natural History Museum

Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam The Natural History Museum is situated in the Museumpark, near Boijmans, the NAi and the Kunsthal. It has changing expositions and a fixes collection of mammals, plants and fossiles. The current director Kees Moeiliker became famous in…

Chabot Museum

Chabot Museum Rotterdam This neat little museum is housed in a splendid modernist 30’s villa. It houses a collection of works of the expressionist painter Hendrik Chabot. A very recommendable if short visit for art lovers. Opening Hours Tuesday until…

Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam An exhibition hall that houses some 25 expositions annually. The Kunsthal often experiments with themes that have never been used for an exhibition before. This approach produces a fascinating and widely varied repertoire. In total, the Kunsthal has…

Maritime Museum Rotterdam

Maritime Museum Rotterdam A variety of expositions about the harbor of Rotterdam and maritime history. The museum also has an outdoor part. Opening Hours Tuesday until Saturday – From 10:00 till 17:00 (5pm) Sunday – From 11:00 till 17:00 (5pm)…

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam The museum, founded in 1849, houses a rich, broad collection that can be generally grouped into four wings: Old Art, with masterpieces such as Pieter Brueghel the Elder’s The “little” Tower of Babel (1563). The collection of…