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Wereldmuseum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Willemskade 25, 3016 DM Rotterdam, Netherlands

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About Wereldmuseum

The Wereldmuseum in the South Holland city of Rotterdam is a museum about cultures in the present and the past. It is the continuation of the Museum of Land and Ethnology and is located on the corner of Veerhaven and Willemskade . It shows ethnographic objects of different cultures in Asia, Oceania , Africa , America .


Attractions Near Wereldmuseum

Erasmusbrug
Erasmusbrug0.48km from Wereldmuseum

This is the second bridge over the Nieuwe Maas in the center of the Dutch city of Rotterdam . He is named after the Dutch priest and humanist Erasmus . The bridge connects the Kop van Zuid district with the center on the north side of the river.The 284-metre-long cable- stayed bridge has a 139-metre high angled asymmetric steel pylon. This is why the bridge is nicknamed "The Swan". Between the Kop van Zuid and the pylon there is an 89 meter long bascule bridge for ships.

Nederlands Fotomuseum
Nederlands Fotomuseum0.55km from Wereldmuseum

The Netherlands Photography Museum is a museum in Rotterdam , the Netherlands primarily focused on all aspects of photography . It is located from theApril 19, 2007in the former Holland America Line workshop building. The museum's collection is made up of many historical, social and cultural images from the 20th century to today, not only from the Netherlands but also from various parts of the world. The museum presents 150 archive pieces and a library comprising 120,000 digital images.

Kunsthal Rotterdam
Kunsthal Rotterdam0.56km from Wereldmuseum

The Kunsthal Rotterdam , opened in 1992, is an exhibition space in Rotterdam . It is the first Kunsthal in the Netherlands. The building is located in the Museum Park and has an entrance on Westzeedijk opposite Koningin Emmaplein . Next to the Kunsthal is the Natural History Museum Rotterdam.

Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Natural History Museum Rotterdam0.63km from Wereldmuseum

The Natural History Museum of Rotterdam is situated within Villa Dijkzigt, a national monument built in 1852.With a collection of more than 400,000 objects, varying from dried plants to fossilised mammoth remains, the museum is one of the largest natural history museums in the Netherlands.The museum offers a variety of different exhibitions, activities, educational programmes, conducted tours, quests and options for children’s parties.

Het Park
Het Park0.71km from Wereldmuseum

The Park is the oldest park in Rotterdam after the Oude Plantage , located west of the Center . The Park is located between the Nieuwe Maas , the Parkhaven , the Westzeedijk and the Scheepvaartkwartier . Many events have been held in the Park over the years. The Park looks like one whole, but it actually consists of two parts. This is because it was built on the spot where two country estates used to be.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen0.85km from Wereldmuseum

This is an art museum in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. It houses the collections of Frans Jacob Otto Boijmans (1767–1847) and Daniël George van Beuningen (1877–1955). The museum has become the house of over 151,000 artworks over 170 years.[3] In the collection, ranging from medieval to contemporary art, are works of Rembrandt, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Salvador Dalí and other famous collections.

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South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.

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