Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
A versatile Photo Museum in Rotterdam
The Dutch Photo Museum in Rotterdam is one of Europe's most versatile photo museums. The museum shows exhibitions about photography and administers a multifaceted collection of negatives, transparencies and prints, made by more than eighty Dutch photographers. You will enjoy photography from all fields varying from journalism, architecture, fashion, nature, sports and advertising.
Photo documentation about life in the 20th century
The photographs in the collection were created by both Dutch and international photographers who worked as a freelancer or on a commission basis. The Photos were used by many different clients such as theatre companies, fashion houses, industry and the public sector. The collection of the Nederlands Fotomuseum includes pictures of various 20th century subjects, such as the Second World War, the disastrous floods of 1953, the decolonisation of Indonesia, but also themes like the Beatles or the Port of Rotterdam. Pictures were taken n nearly every city in the Netherlands and during many foreign travels. Both major and minor events were recorded, showing a lively image of the social developments in the 20th century.
Exhibitions Nederlands Fotomuseum
There have been many exhibitions in the Nederlands Fotomuseum covering all kinds of subjects varying from World Cup Football, Jazz, the development of the port of Rotterdam, the emperor's wardrobe, China contemporary art, Phil Collins, Iraq, popart and babies. The museum also hosts international photography exhibitions of famous photographers. If you want to know which exhibitions are running now, please visit the website of the Dutch Photograpy Museum.
Photos for sale at the Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
The Nederlands Fotomuseum is also the national expertise centre for photography and houses a photo restoration workshop. There's also a museum shop where you can buy the latest books about Dutch photography or beautiful and remarkable prints from their collection.
OPENING HOURS Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
These are the opening hours of the Nederlands Fotomuseum:
Monday Closed Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm Thursday 10 am - 5 pm Friday 10 am - 5 pm Saturday 11 am - 5 pm Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
TICKETS Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
These are the rates for the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam:
Children under 13 Free Adults age 13 and above €9,00
Discount Nederlands Fotomuseum
Students pay €4,50 only.
PARKING Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
Public transport to Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
The Nederlands Fotomuseum is located on Wilhelminapier at Wilhelminakade 332 near the Erasmus Bridge and the New Luxor Theatre. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by metro (stop Wilhelminaplein) or tram 20 or 25 and walk from there. Travel in style by Watertaxi, which stops just in front of Hotel New York. Plan your trip at www.9292.nl. It's free of charge. To travel by public transport in Rotterdam you must purchase a travel chip card first.
Parking near Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
Pay to park your car in the World Port Center parking, in the Q-Park underneath the Maas Tower, or in the surrounding streets, but you'll have to pay to park within Rotterdam city centre until 11 pm by EC card or creditcard. Please refer to our page about parking in Rotterdam. You can also get there by crossing the brand new Rijnhavenbrug pedestrian bridge from Katendrecht, the peninsula where museum steamer ss Rotterdam is moored.
CONTACT Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
Wilhelminakade 332, 3072 AR Rotterdam
Tel: +31 (0)10 - 203 0405
Fax: +31 (0)10 - 203 0406
E-Mail: [email protected]
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