Natural History Museum Rotterdam and its collection

Natural History Museum Rotterdam

The Natural History Museum Rotterdam is housed in Villa Dijkzigt, a monumental building from 1852. The museum organizes exhibitions on (urban) nature and natural history. The permanent collection includes mammals, birds, insects, plants and shells mainly from the region, but also partly from different places. In addition, the museum displays fossils from Dutch soil. An eyecatcher is the whale skeleton.

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Nature & Natural History  Nature & Natural History Geology Plants Animals

Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Westzeedijk 345
3015 AA Rotterdam

Visitor information Natural History Museum Rotterdam

Opening hours

Monday Closed
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00


0 – 4Free
5 – 15€5.00
16 – 64€10.00
CJP Pass€5.00
Rotterdam Welcome Card 25% discount
Rotterdam PassFree
Groups of 10+€5.00

Prices from January 2023 (2022 prices € 8/€4). Check our website for accurate information


Museum shop
Wheelchair accessible
Audio tour

Location & Map

Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam

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Natural History Museum Rotterdam Reviews

Natural History Museum Rotterdam has 2 ratings.

  • Bianca
    Bianca • Mar 1, 2020

    Mooi gebouw. Goed rolstoeltoegankelijk. Erg mooie tentoonstelingen. Veel voor kinderen te doen te zien. Zeer de moeite waard.

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    Visited on Mar 1, 2020

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