Natural History Museum of Rotterdam


The Natural History Museum of Rotterdam is situated within Villa Dijkzigt, a national monument built in 1852. In 1995, the museum was extended with a modern glass pavilion. 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.

Address & Contact

Weekly openings

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 17:00
Friday 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday 11:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 17:00
Gesloten op maandagen, 25 december, 1 januari en Koningsdag (27 april). Open op Tweede Paasdag, Tweede Pinksterdag en Tweede Kerstdag Tijdens de zomervakantie ook op maandag geopend