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Museums in Rotterdam

Museums in Rotterdam

Interested in Dutch art, culture, history or science? Here’s a list of some of the most visited and interesting museums in Rotterdam that both expats and tourists should visit.

  • Parklaan 14-16 Rotterdam

    The Tax and Customs Museum has a very interesting collection about everything that relates to tax and customs.

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  • Museumpark 18, 3015 CX Rotterdam

    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. In 1849 the lawyer Boijmans left his art collection to the city of Rotterdam. With the acquisition of the Van Beuningen collection in 1958 the museum got the second part of its name.

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  • Leuvehaven 1, 3011 EA Rotterdam

    Situated in the bustling heart of Rotterdam, the Maritime Museum Rotterdam is one of the world’s top and the Netherlands' oldest maritime museums (1874).

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  • Museumpark 25, 3015 CB Rotterdam

    Het Nieuwe Instituut illuminates our rapidly changing world and fosters discussion of topics related to design.

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  • Museumpark 11, 3015 CB Rotterdam

    The Chabot Museum Rotterdam houses a number of different collections. For instance, it manages the private Grootveld Collection that consists of 26 paintings by Chabot that date from the period 1940 to 1945 and which used to belong to Mr. Tol. In addition, the Grootveld Collection already included a large number of paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphics by Chabot. These collections combine to provide an excellent summary of Chabot’s oeuvre.

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  • Nieuwemarkt 1a, 3011 HP Rotterdam

    The Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum houses more than 350.000 objects related to education including, but not limited to, school boards, ink pots, atlases, photographs and films.

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  • Westzeedijk 345, 3015 AA Rotterdam

    The Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam is a natural history museum located in the Villa Dijkzigt, dating from 1852 and extended in 1995 with a modern glazed pavilion which was designed by the Dutch architect Erick van Egeraat.

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  • Museumpark, Westzeedijk 34, 3015 AA Rotterdam

    The Kunsthal Rotterdam stages some 25 exhibitions a year. It presents culture in the widest sense of the word: old art, new art, design, photography - from elitist to popular.

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  • Wilhelminakade 332, 3072 AR Rotterdam

    The Nederlands Fotomuseum annually organises exhibitions of and about photography.

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  • Willemskade 25, 3016 DM Rotterdam

    The Wereldmuseum offers, by its outstanding ethnographic collection, a unique place to absorb and experience a variety of cultures.

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