Christmas in Rotterdam
Guido Pijper

Christmas in Rotterdam

Christmas means lots of fun activities in Rotterdam again. The ice rinks and many museums are open and, as is customary, the Christmas Circus is next to Ahoy. You can even buy a Christmas present on Boxing Day.

Christmas Circus

Christmas Circus

Next to Ahoy
Best of the Decade

Best of the Decade

The best hits from the 10's
Tour of lights - Twinkling boat trip

Tour of lights - Twinkling boat trip

On Boxing Day

To the museum & zoo

You can visit an exhibition in Rotterdam on Boxing Day. View the Christmas opening times of the most important museums below. View the exhibition agenda here. The Rotterdam Zoo is open every day throughout the year.

24 December – Christmas Eve 25 December – Christmas Day 26 December – Boxing Day
Kunsthal Rotterdam 10.00 – 17.00 h closed 11.00 – 17.00 h
Maritime Museum 10.00 – 17.00 h closed 11.00 – 17.00 h
Nederlands Fotomuseum 11.00 – 16.00 h closed 11.00 – 17.00 h
Museum Rotterdam 11.00 – 16.00 h closed 11.00 – 17.00 h
Rotterdam Zoo 09.00 – 16.00 h 09.00 – 17.00 h 09.00 – 17.00 h
Rotterdam has many more museums and art institutions

Rotterdam has many more museums and art institutions

Read more about them.
Ice skating

Ice skating

Possible on both Christmas days
Store opening hours during holidays in Rotterdam

Store opening hours during holidays in Rotterdam

You can shop at Boxing Day
New Year's Eve in Rotterdam

New Year's Eve in Rotterdam

The next party

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