Museum Rotterdam

Rodezand 26, 3011 AN Rotterdam


Museum Rotterdam

Museum Rotterdam describes the history of Rotterdam and its inhabitants. You can learn everything about the rich history of the city and learn how Rotterdam developed from a tiny harbour into a modern metropolis. At the historical museum of Rotterdam (in short: Museum Rotterdam) you learn all about the history, present and future of merchants, dockworkers and citizens of Rotterdam. Museum Rotterdam also shows long term exhibitions titled 'Rotterdam people and their city', 'History of the city' en 'The new city'.

Museum Rotterdam Timmerhuis

The former locations of Museum Rotterdam (Schielandhuis and Dubbelde Palmboom) and the Las Palmas building at Wilhelmina Pier are closed due to a limited cultural budget of the city of Rotterdam. Museum Rotterdam has now a permanent location at the recently renovated Timmerhuis within the Meent shopping area, with its entrance at Rodezand.

Image - 10 May, 2018 -

Hsu Andreas

" Nice place to enjoy this museum and collections...dont miss the kids ships playing oursides the museum...."

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Bordeaux Productions

" Nice history of Rotterdam explained, there are also pieces about the future of Rotterdam like how the new Coolsingel is going to look"

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Ischa Judina Es-Skali

" Very nice little museum, especially for people from Rotterdam to see what the city looked like before the bombing with lots of water right in the centre but also great for others who want to learn more about the city's history and special character. Free lockers for coats and bags is also a plus and of course the easily accessible location right in the centre. If you have small kids it's also a great place to come play for a while as there is a big doll house, building blocks, train tracks and an arts and crafts table and my kids also liked the exhibition as it shows 'real' things they can understand."

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Marcel Fernandes

" Great museum, tells us the history of de anchient people that lived in the city, about the reestruturation after the II World War, about how the city was severeal years ago, how it was few years ago, how it is now and how it will be in the near future with all the changes they are implementing now."

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Yil L

" Not worth paying whatever they ask for it. I have a museum card and i even feel cheated. It's super tiny and there's hardly anything to look at. I was there to learn more about the history of Rotterdam and i fell short by a lot! I though the Museum Den Haag was bad but i think this is even worse. Nowhere near the Amsterdam Museum. Of course everything was set up nicely and there's a cafe but nothing makes up for the lackluster attempt of a museum. Needs a LOT of work this one."

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