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Museum Rotterdam 40-45 NU

Coolhaven 375, 3015 GC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 484 8931
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somber, gripping, informative

Very well done exhibits expounding the bombings of Rotterdam by the Germans (1940) and then the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doug S
Annandale, Virginia, United States
A "Should See" for Visitors

A small but deeply poignant museum with one of the best interactive audio visual films I have seen... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Coolhaven 375, 3015 GC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 484 8931
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well done exhibits expounding the bombings of Rotterdam by the Germans (1940) and then the Allies (1943), the occupation, the liberation, the destruction and rebuilding of the city. Gives the visitor a real feel for what those years were like for the people in...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A small but deeply poignant museum with one of the best interactive audio visual films I have seen. Very powerful and many artefacts to see. English titten guides are available on request.

Thank TMRDavies
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This museum has focus on WW2 and explains why the centre of Rotterdam is so beautiful and so modern. Central Rotterdam has taken the opportunity to become an amazing city in direct contrast to Amsterdam.

Thank CLK1951
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This museum provides history of the bombing of Rotterdam and WWII. They have a great video in Dutch, I don't understand Dutch, but I could still understand and feel what story the museum was trying to tell. The displays are not in English, but they...More

1  Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The museum was a little hard to find. It is very small. When you enter, you watch a film, which is all right, but then for the rest of the visit, as you walk around, artifacts, posters, etc are all bunched together behind glass cases....More

Thank kzogger
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The place is hard to find. It is behind the state house. Although very small there are some good ideas and exhibits here. The positive is a very affable staff. The guys standing around are great. The people who designed this are totally incompetent. Firstly...More

2  Thank petersj
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Extensive collection of artifacts of the German occupation of Rotterdam. Photos, ration cards, secret radios, posters for the food kitchens (many starved in the winter 1944-45). English translation available for most of the history. The extent to which people were hungry and miserable, as opposed...More

Thank drlaz
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Nice little museum just a few steps away from subway station "Coolhaven". A lot of background information on the attack on Rotterdam and the bombing which destroyed a large part of the city center. The have iPads for rent so you can look into the...More

2  Thank HarmDonkers
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Had a quick visit to this WW2 museum late in the day. Very helpful staff who sent us straight into the audio-visual display so we didn't miss it. Very moving. There were headphones which we hoped would have an English translation of the commentary, but...More

1  Thank MDB-Bham
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Interesting museum for those who wants to know an important part of the history of Rotterdam and the Netherlands, with items, photographs, uniforms and videos from the Second World War and the Dutch resistance.

1  Thank CibeleMRN
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