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Natural History Museum

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Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 436 4222
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
7 Dec 2016
“The smell is weird but the place is nice”
8 Oct 2017
“Loved it”
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 10 436 4222
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Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

The museum is pretty small, but you get an audio guide that gives you loads of information (and there's one in English!). I spent almost an hour in the first room, and then another 45 minutes to an hour upstairs and in the other downstairs...More

1  Thank Lily T
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This is a lovely little museum - I actually prefer it to the big one in Leiden. Nice to pop into for a quick visit.

Thank Yvonne O
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Find out your cat eats about 34 small birds and just as many mice a year. See skeletons, greedy fish and more in this nicely tuned modern look at what used to be absolutely boring is actually is not: life around the city. Good for...More

Thank PVR2
Reviewed 9 January 2013

As for me, I didn't like the museum. It has everything and nothing. Sometimes it seems like people brought their old things from home which they don't use anymore. Waste of time and money. If you need to kill some time, it is an option.

Thank Bonelya
Reviewed 2 September 2012

This is an excellent way to use an hour or so if you're in rotterdam. Although small it is interesting and entertaining. The albatross photo exhibition that was there when I visited had some very funny photos and I do like what the taxidermists did...More

1  Thank Jethro G
Reviewed 20 August 2012

In case you can't find it, this is the building with the giant metal rabbits out on the front laws in Museumpark. It's not a huge exhibition, which is actually quite nice because then you don't get bored trudging through endless rooms of stuffed songbirds...More

2  Thank Erin M
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We enjoyed our visit to the Natural History Museum in Rotterdam. It is quite small, but it is ideally located in the museum park so you can easily add another museum to your days adventures! The sperm wall skeleton suspended in the front atrium makes...More

2  Thank Kerry712
Reviewed 27 May 2011

Really the worst museum I have been to in a long time. A dusty old place that I thought no longer existed. All info was only in Dutch, great for all the non-Dutch speaking tourists. The collections of stuffed animals left me feeling sad and...More

Thank deep_in_france
Reviewed 14 April 2009

We didn't get there during opening hours but admired the whale in the window and an assortment of shells and animal skeletons visible at the entrance. It is surrounded by sculptures and nestled in a great park. Worth visiting even if its not open!

Thank eatfishcambridge
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