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.

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Seung Hwan Kim

" Nothing much to look"

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George Papadopoulos

" Nice place to find out a little bit of history of Rotterdam, impressive to see how the city has changed over the years. Some interesting artifacts on display, nice touchscreen descriptions even though I do prefer the simple printed way. There is also a lot about the foreigners communities living in Rotterdam and their stories. Was lucky to see a temp exhibition on famous women of Rotterdam! "

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Vaiva Lialytė

" One of the worst Dutch museums I have been so far. Super tiny and pricey. Everything is written in Dutch. Really, nothing special."

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Heather Bell

" This museum is in a modern building which is shared by the Rotterdam Geemente, a lovely restaurant/bar, and other shops. It's all on one floor and, at present, has lots of information about Rotterdam and its history since World War II. There is a great section about its citizens and an area for kids that will keep you busy for a couple of hours, should you choose! The installations are very creative and hands on. This museum accepts the Museumkaart, hence we paid a total of 2.50 for our little one - it was worth every cent."

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Constantine Korobov

" Very nice museum, kids friendly, both entertaining and knowledgeable"

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