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The Nederlands Fotomuseum is a multi-functional museum that provides insight into all different aspects of photography. Not only does the museum have various exhibition programmes with famous international photographers and young talent, you can also view the digital collection (over 100.000 photographs), relax in the film lounge, or visit the photography library.
The museum organises different activities for all ages such as workshops, lectures en special guided tours. With more than 130 archives of Dutch photographers, the museum possesses a rich overview of 100 years Dutch (photography) history.
Photographs from the museum collection museum are also for sale. The museum shop offers a broad collection of amazing photography books, photographs and cards.
The museum is situated in former warehouse Las Palmas on the Wilhelminapier, one of the most photogenic places at the Maas river. There are many restaurants near the museum (for example Hotel New York, restaurant Las Palmas by Herman den Blijker and HMB Restaurant). The new Luxor theatre and cinema/jazz stage LantarenVenster are at walking distance.
* 50% discount on admission fee with the Rotterdam Welcome Card *
Things to do
The Dark Room / Nederlands Fotomuseum
Extraordinary stories from the history of Dutch photography. Drawing from the museum’s rich collection, over 185 years of photography are brought to vivid life.
Rotterdam in the picture / Nederlands Fotomuseum
For no fewer than 175 years, the way in which the city has been recurrently renovated, revamped and altered, in a persistent process of construction, demolition, reconstruction and expansion, has been carefully and lovingly depicted.
John Stezaker - Collages / Nederlands Fotomuseum
Ten years ago Stezaker made his breakthrough in the international art world with intriguing photocollages. He snips into and cuts up old publicity photos of actors from the thirties, forties and fifties – the period of florescence of the Hollywood film.
Things to doDutchville – Feel what the city does to you (Stad van Nederland) / Het Nieuwe Instituut
Things to doThe world on your plate / Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
Places to goStedelijk Museum Schiedam
Places to goCentrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam
Places to goCafé De Schouw & Galerie De Aanschouw
Things to doCharlotte Lybeer -The Furry Adventures of the Cabbit and the Folf / Kunsthal Rotterdam
Places to goGalerie V!P’s
Things to doZELF! (3-6 yrs) / Villa Zebra