Wereldmuseum
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Neighbourhood: Nieuwe Werk
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  • Leuvehaven • 9 min walk
  • Wilhelminaplein • 10 min walk
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Hermes_NL 🇳🇱
Amsterdam, The Netherlands21,607 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
The Wereldmuseum is in a gorgeous building with a lot of space dedicated to beautiful high ceilinged function rooms often used for big parties and weddings. The collection was in my perception a bit mediocre and the temporary hair power exhibition a bit dark and frankly a bit boring as well (with an exception for the barber style living rooms). The Rotterdam colonialism exhibition is a somewhat too obvious attempt to show the old stuff in a contemporary context. Altogether still worthwhile of a visit with the Museumkaart.
Written 24 December 2023
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Karin N
9 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Solo
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 whole lot to see at the moment.
Written 7 October 2018
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roberttrip2018
Leiden, The Netherlands4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Friends
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
Written 22 September 2018
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bel-abel
Toronto, Canada8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 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.
Written 24 April 2018
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PERotterdam
Rotterdam, The Netherlands142 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Business
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.
Written 23 March 2018
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bas k
Amstelveen, The Netherlands31,905 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Solo
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 from Japan,Tibet,Nepal ect.
Written 17 March 2018
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Tea S
London, UK464 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
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 but the collection was very interesting especially, the Tibet room and Japanese room.
And as anethnic silver enthusiast, I was in seventh heaven ... along the stair coming down (from the 5th floor ) on the wall, there were displayed cabinet after cabinet full of antiques silver jewellery from African, Central Asia, south India ..... amazing....
Written 20 February 2018
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Hendrik_NL
Vlaardingen, The Netherlands7,806 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
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. It is eminently possible that many visitors are enthralled by the exhibitions, but I was quickly bored. Firstly I became mask tired. The explanations by slide shows on flat screens, instead of printed cards at the masks were no success, and, trying not to sound too arrogant, I have visited many temples in full swing during my trips to South East Asia, which made more impression than the static displays in the museum. But I am sure that this exhibition is very impressive for people, who have not traveled extensively. There are museums, when leaving I have the intention to visit again in the future. The Wereldmuseum is not one of those.
Written 11 January 2018
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n_wiedenhof
Nuenen, The Netherlands724 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Couples
A great museum with interesting exhibitions, time and again. And do not miss trhe Buddha collection, stunning indeed.
Written 5 December 2017
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DEEDEETNJ1
Brooklyn, NY28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Solo
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 there several times just for lunch!! A must see if you are in the area around the port.
Written 21 September 2017
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