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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Didn't have a lot of knowledge about this place though heard it was worth a visit. It is indeed a gem. The scale of the gallery allows you to get an intimate gallery experience of the major painters of Europe without the crowds.
Well laid out and nicely described.

Thank Pestyjnr
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

If you like a classic painting this is your place to be in Rotterdam.
interesting special exhibitions and also a nice collection of statues both inside and in the garden

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

This museum has a nice variety of work by several of the world's great artists. Be sure to get a map of the layout as the several rooms all adjoin one another and it can be easy to keep wandering back into the same room. However, the room are all numbered and the prized art is noted for each room. Allow at least two hours.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

This week i visited the museum during one of my breaks... I'm someone, who loves to watch paintings, however I don't stay looking at one for ages, I just want to get an impression, form my opinion that's it.

Going through the normal collection of the museum, which covers about half of the building, it took me about an hour and a half. The collection is made up mostly out of the legacies of some of Rotterdams art collectors. It contains most, if not all of the known Dutch painters from the Dutch golden era, Dutch painters from later periods like Van Gogh and Mondriaan and also known foreing painters such as Rubens, Bellini, Bruegel, Monet, Munch, Picasso and Dali. Maybe not all of their most known works, but still worth looking at.

Besides these it also has other works of art, such as stattues, silverware, furniture and more modern design.

The museum has a restaurant with a great view on the park and a cafe looking at the court yard. The other half of the museum is used for temporary exhibitions, I didn't see the one that was there now, however I'm sure they you could spent at least an hour there too..

So all in all I would say the museum is worth a visit and must be on your list of things to do in Rotterdam, I would say in your top three!.

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Reviewed 22 May 2014

The museum boasts several outstanding artists; however, don’t expect outstanding works. Most of them seemed to be either unfinished or preliminary studies. I was disappointed, as this was one of the attractions that I looked forward to when planning my vacation.

Thank JPJE3150
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