Het Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Het Park
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.
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Natural History Museum Rotterdam
0.53km from Het Park
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.
0.57km from Het Park
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.
0.71km from Het Park
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 .
Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen
0.86km from Het Park
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 Rotterdam '40 -'45 NOW
0.91km from Het Park
The Museum Rotterdam, is a museum about the history of Rotterdam. Since 2016, it is located in the Timmerhuis in the city center. The second location at the Coolhaven is called Museum Rotterdam '40-'45 NU. The museum has a collection ranging from household objects, such as ceramic tiles, furniture, kitchenware and tableware to textiles, clothing, hand fans, handbags, jewellery and coats of arms.
Discover More Attractions in South Holland, Home of Het Park
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.