Interested in Dutch art, culture, history or science? Here’s a list of some of the most visited and interesting museums in Schiedam that both expats and tourists should visit.
Museums in Schiedam
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam is an art museum specialising in 20th century and contemporary Dutch art, including many artworks from the Cobra movement of European art. Cobra, the artistic movement associated with and named after the first two letters of each of the placenames of Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, was a milestone in modern art that continues to influence and inform art theory and artistic expression in the 21st century. The art ranges from paintings to sculptures and from photography to installations.
The National Jenever Museum in Schiedam is an ode to the traditional Dutch alcoholic drink Jenever (also known as Genever). For those curious about the history of the spirit, as well as the unique distilling process, this museum is enlightening, playful and interesting. It's also a good opportunity to taste different blends of Jenever in the traditional Dutch way, accompanied by well-chosen bites and snacks.