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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.

Alternative name:

nl Het Natuurhistorisch

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Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Westzeedijk 345
3015 AA Rotterdam

Museum type(s)

Nature & Natural History


Geology Plants Animals

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 05:00 pm

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0 - 4 Free
5 - 15 €3.50
16 - 64 €7.00
65 and over €3.50
CJP Pass €3.50
Museumkaart Valid
Rotterdam Pass Free
Rotterdam Welcome Card 50% discount
Students €3.50
Groups of 10+ €3.50
members/donors Free

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  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

  • Credit card

  • Parking


Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam, The Netherlands




Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


Natural History Museum Rotterdam has 2 ratings.

Sunday, March 1, 2020 Mar 1, 2020
(Review in Dutch)

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

  Visited on Sunday, March 1, 2020

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