At the visitor centre Futureland you learn all about the brand new port of Rotterdam, called Maasvlakte 2. Both children and adults will be fascinated by reclaiming new land from the North Sea, containers, cranes and ships in one of the worlds biggest ports.
Future Flight Experience Rotterdam
Explore the Rotterdam harbour area during a 3-dimensional voyage with the ‘Future Flight Experience.’ This virtual fun trip takes you on a flight over the port of Rotterdam, high above the cranes and the enormous container ships below you. You are the flight captain and can choose your own route, it’s a fun experience you will not easily forget.
Educational attractions for children
The huge Futureland globe will demonstrate the necessity of the port expansion, due to the growing demand in world trade. Take a look at the construction plans of the expanding port of Rotterdam by means of an interactive scale model, and watch the new port being created in the Noth Sea.
Water theatre at Futureland in Rotterdam
The Brain Box is the treasure chest of the Maasvlakte 2 harbour area, where all photos, films and documents are kept. Futureland offers access to this information by using a three-person touch screen. Do not miss the movie ‘Sea View’ projected on a big water curtain, showing at the Water Theatre.
Exhibitions and guided tours at Futureland Rotterdam
Futureland offers various exhibitions and activities. A free guided tour starts every Sunday at 1:15 pm, but you can also do an audio guided tour. You don't have to stay inside the Futureland visitor centre. There are several boat trips with the Futureland Ferry and the Futureland Express XL is a tour bus which explores the Maasvlakte harbour area. If you are getting hungry, Futureland has a restaurant and outside terrace for lunch or a snack with impressive views of the North Sea and the port of Rotterdam. You can combine a daytrip at Futureland in Rotterdam with a day at the Maasvlakte beach.
OPENING HOURS Futureland Rotterdam
These are the opening hours of the
Maasvlakte 2 Visitor Centre Futureland:
Monday Closed Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm Thursday 10 am - 5 pm Friday 10 am - 5 pm Saturday Closed Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
TICKETS Futureland Rotterdam
Admission to the Visitor Centre Futureland is free. Audio tours cost €3. A guided bus trip at Maasvlakte €5,75. A boat trip through the port of Rotterdam costs €8,75.
PARKING Futureland Rotterdam
Futureland by public transport
Futureland isn't easily accessible by public transport. The only option to get to the visitor centre is by taking the Waterbus service from Hoek van Holland to Maasvlakte. From there it's a 30 minute walk (or a 15 minute bike ride).
Parking at Futureland Rotterdam
If you come by car, take motorway A15 and N15. Follow directions 'Haven 8360'. The Maasvlakte visitor centre Futureland is located at Europaweg 902 in Rotterdam. Park your car for free at their private parking lot.
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