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Things to do in Rotterdam


Netherlands Architecture Institute

The Netherlands Architecture Institute is housed in a building designed by Jo Coenen near the Museumpark in Rotterdam. Besides a museum it is also an archive, library and cultural stage. It is deemed to have the most important archives and ...

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Natural History Museum Rotterdam

The Natural History Museum is a natural history museum in Rotterdam that was founded in 1927 and is located in the Museumpark. Since 1987 the museum is housed in Villa Dijkzigt. The museum has an extensive educational program and attracts ...

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Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

The Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum is a museum of art, located at the Museumpark in Rotterdam. The museum displays creations in the field of visual arts, applied arts and design. The collection of drawings is said to be one of ...

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Maritime Museum Rotterdam

The Maritime Museum in Rotterdam presents changing exhibitions for the general public about the maritime world of the past, today and tomorrow. The impact on the everyday life of everyone, is central. Besides the presentation of the Port of Rotterdam ...

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Kunsthal Rotterdam

The Kunsthal Rotterdam (Art Hall Rotterdam) is an award winning ‘museum’ in Rotterdam (Artifex Award 2013). The Kunsthal Rotterdam was designed by the architectural firm OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture), under the direction of the now world famous Rem Koolhaas. ...

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The Harbour Museum

The Harbour Museum is located in and at the Leuvehaven in Rotterdam. The museum collection includes ships, harbor cranes and other port-related objects from the period 1850-1970. The museum is right next to the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. The museum itself ...

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Chabot Museum

The Chabot Museum in Rotterdam is housed in a monumental building since 1993. The museum, a white corner villa is a design from 1938 by the architects Baas and Stokla. Since 2000 it is also a national monument and manages ...

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Tax & Customs Museum

The Tax & Customs Museum (in Dutch: “Belasting & Douane Museum”) in Rotterdam displays a collection about everything related to tax and customs. The collection is very divers: paintings, silver, glassware, photographs, drawings, prints, uniforms, instruments, smuggling objects, etc. There ...

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