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Willemskade 25, 3016 DM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The theme of the museum is very interesting but at the moment one can only visit a limited part of the museum. It is free of charge to visit during the re-building phase so it is worth while to visit even if there isn't a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karin N
Reviewed 22 September 2018

There was a temporary exhibition on the power of masks. It was amazing, I enjoyed it a lot! The museum is very fancy and clean and yet it feels like you are treated like a star when you go in

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank roberttrip2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018

WHILE it is still in renovation until 2019 this museum offers a glimpse of its exhibitions materials for free in one hall only, it includes AV interactive displays as well as an array of pieces collected all over the world.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank bel-abe_belabe
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Nice small museum. I believe the basic exhibition (year round) is actually free and takes you around the building as well. Really like the basic exhibition , good food too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank PERotterdam
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The expo "The Power of Masks"by fashion designer Walter van Beirendonck from Antwerpen was spectacular.A huge collection of exotic and european,modern and antique masks and info on their influence on modern art. The permanent collection was very well presented as well ;including some spectacular temple-interiors...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bas k
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

A small museum but pack with a lot of interesting collection. We didn’t know and have not heard about the museum but went there to see exhibition about Mask (Powermask curated by Walter Van Beirendonck run till mid March .... recommended) the museum though small...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank teerabul
Reviewed 11 January 2018

In the Wereldmuseum several exhibitions can be visited, a special exhibition about masks from over the world, and two permanent exhibitions; one about Asian religions with some full furnished temple displays and one about exhibits from around the Pacific Ocean with a focus on Oceania....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A great museum with interesting exhibitions, time and again. And do not miss trhe Buddha collection, stunning indeed.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank n_wiedenhof
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a wonderful museum in a beautiful building next to the Rotterdam port and the Erasmus Bridge. A diverse collection of exhibits over several floors with a cute gift shop and a VERY good café. The Caesar salads there are perfect - I walked...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The museum has a large Buddhist collection, mostly from Tibet and Japan, although there are smaller collections from Vietnam, China, India and Indonesia present as well. As mentioned in the title, the display is sometimes poor, such that one can hardly see the object due...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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