Museums in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is home to several museums that offer a diverse range of art, culture, and history. Here are some of the top museums and other cultural institutions in Rotterdam that you should visit:

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen: This art museum is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the Netherlands, with a collection that spans from medieval art to contemporary works. The museum itself is now closed, during a huge renovation, the international collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is on display in the Depot and in various venues in the Netherlands and abroad.

Kunsthal Rotterdam: A contemporary art institution that hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. The Kunsthal Rotterdam is one of the leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands. With over twenty exhibitions a year, the Kunsthal offers a programme that is dynamic and always surprising.

Maritime Museum Rotterdam: This museum offers an immersive experience into the maritime history of Rotterdam and its role as one of the world’s busiest ports.

Het Nieuwe Instituut: This museum focuses on architecture, design, and digital culture, with exhibitions that explore the intersection between technology and society.

Chabot Museum: a museum dedicated to the works of the Dutch painter and sculptor, Henk Chabot.

Whether you’re a history buff, art enthusiast, or just looking for an interesting day out, these museums in Rotterdam are definitely worth a visit.

Close to Rotterdam: Stedelijk Museum Schiedam & Art Gallery Voute