8 museums in Rotterdam - From edgy art to sailing museum pieces

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As far as museums are concerned, there is plenty to discover in this port city. See exhibitions and learn more about Rotterdam, be amazed by edgy art and works by old masters or dive into the characteristic buildings of the city.
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The collection in this museum gives you a picture of the development of Rotterdam as a metropolis. From the colonial past to objects from the present.

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Maritiem Museum

Go on a journey through our maritime present and past. Listen to stories, admire masterpieces and experience the historic ships in the museum harbour.

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Experience what the Marines experience all over the world. Spread over three floors you will find more than 350 years of patriotic history.

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Kunsthal Rotterdam

Go in the Kunsthal on a fascinating tour of ancient masters, fascinating photographs, forgotten cultures, innovative design and contemporary art.

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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Go on a journey through the history of art. Dutch and European masterpieces give an overview from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century.

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Nederlands Fotomuseum

This is the National Museum of Photography with an impressive collection of more than five million images. From documentary to contemporary.

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Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk

The Laurenskerk is full of stories and is the only monument from the Middle Ages in Rotterdam. Take a look at exhibitions or go for a tower climb.

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Because of the striking design you will not get around these Kubuswoningen. Take a beautiful picture and look inside the open Kijkkubus.

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