Rotterdam is a place best known for inventive architecture, festivals and rich culture and art. There are endless museums and exhibitions such as Maritime and Kunsthal Museum which are well worth a visit. There is a museum to suit every interest such as art, history, photography, design and much more. Read below some of our top museum recommendations during your trip to Rotterdam.
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen
Uncover 173 years of collections in the world’s first publicly accessible art storage facility, Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen
. The depot can be found next to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Museumpark in Rotterdam. Arranged by fourteen storage compartments with five different climates, the museum holds over 151,00 objects. The process that goes into preserving and managing each collection can be viewed in the open building.
One of the leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands, the Kunsthal Rotterdam
is a must visit during your trip. Whether you have been here before, each experience is truly different, with serval exhibitions, both little and large. This museum doesn’t hold a permanent collection, instead it focuses exclusively on temporary exhibitions showcasing modern masterpieces and contemporary art to forgotten cultures, photography, fashion and design. It known to be the most active and busiest museum with over 20 exhibitions held a year. You can also, enjoy some lunch at the museum’s Kunsthal Café.
Go on a journey at the Maritime Museum
Rotterdam as you go through the maritime history exhibitions, past and present. Listen to historical tales, artefacts, exhibitions and join in some interactive activities. The museum also holds one of the largest and oldest harbour of the Netherlands. You can see historical vessels, cranes and discover of the leading port began at the very spot.
As the name suggests, this museum
is ideal for any budding photographers. It holds preservations of Dutch and international photography. Explore over 5 million photographic objects and displays, the museum arranges temporary in house collection exhibitions. You will also discover important artworks created by world famous photographers, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Nan Goldin Ed van der Elsken, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Viviane Sassen
Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Explore all the wildlife
with their permanent collection of mammals, insects, fish, shells, plants and bords which displays the earth’s biodiversity in all its forms. A perfect experience for families as the museum continues to amaze everyone at all ages. You can see all the fossils that can be found in Dutch soil the exhibition ‘Picked up, Fished out, Cut out’. The exhibition ‘Pure Resilience’ shows that the city is also nature. With famous dead-animals with a story such as the Domino sparrow, the Second Chamber Mouse and the CERN marten, the museum also attracts international attention and public.
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