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Natural History Museum Rotterdam - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Westzeedijk 345, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands


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About Natural History Museum Rotterdam

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.

Attractions Near Natural History Museum Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam
Kunsthal Rotterdam0.09km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

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.

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen0.36km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is an art depot of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. It is the first publicly accessible art depot in the world.It is a 39.5 meter high, bowl-shaped building that is covered with reflective plates, so that a more or less contiguous, reduced mirror image of the environment can be seen, whereby one can look over the surrounding buildings.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen0.39km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

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.

Museumpark0.42km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

A beautiful urban park located in in Rotterdam, Netherlands. There are so many things to see and do here. On the south side of the pond in the park a monument for Gerrit Jongh, director of municipal works in Rotterdam. There are several artworks in the park, so it also serves as a sculpture garden.

Chabot Museum
Chabot Museum0.45km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

The Chabot Museum is a museum dedicated to the Dutch painter and sculptor Hendrik Chabot , located in a monumental villa in the Museum Park in Rotterdam .The collection of the museum includes the collection of Apronemeijer of works from the 1920s and a collection of 26 works from the Second World War , from the private collection of Mrs Tol-Breugem.The museum is housed in a monumental villa in the Museumpark, near the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen and the Netherlands Architecture Institute.

Het Nieuwe Instituut
Het Nieuwe Instituut0.45km from Natural History Museum Rotterdam

Het Nieuwe Instituut in the South Holland city of Rotterdam is a museum for architecture , design and digital culture , and a platform for the creative industry. Exhibitions and debates are organized on the various design disciplines such as graphic design, product design, games, fashion, architecture, urban design and landscape architecture.

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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.