Natural History Museum

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  • Address: Westzeedijk 345, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +31-0104364222
  • Ticket Price: 7 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: History Museums, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Natural History Museum was established in 1927 and occupies the Villa Dijkzigt which was built in the 19th century. The museum has a wide collection of skeletons, fossils and stuffed animals and is the perfect way to spend an hour or so with children.

Highlights include:

  • Skeleton of Sperm Whale at the glass pavilion
  • Skeleton of Asian elephant Ramon
  • Fossils dating back to 230 million years

The building itself is loved for its 19th century architecture. 

Entrance Ticket Details For Natural History Museum

Admission fees:

  • Adults: € 7
  • Children 5 t / m 15 years old, 65+, students, CJP, groups> 10 people: € 3.50
  • Free for children / 4 years, Friends Museum, Museum Rotterdampas
  • Free on Wednesday for children t / m 15 years; does not apply to groups (school classes, BCC, etc.)

Guided Tours: 

  • The costs amount (excluding admission) € 75. For a tour of about 45 minutes, a tour needs well in advance to be agreed.

Natural History Museum Hours

  • Open on Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Boxing Day.
  • Guided tour: Every week on Saturday at 2:00pm there is a free walk tour for all ages.

How to Reach Natural History Museum

  • Metro: Dijkzigt, Rotterdam
  • Bus: Rotterdam, Erasmus MC/s Gravendijkwal
  • By Tram: Rotterdam, Kievitslaan
  • By Taxi
  • By Renting a Car/ Bike.

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  • Natural History Museum Address: Westzeedijk 345, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Natural History Museum Contact Number: +31-0104364222
  • Natural History Museum Timing: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Natural History Museum Price: 7 EUR
  • Best time to visit Natural History Museum(preferred time): 11:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Natural History Museum: 00:45 Mins
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  • 0.39% of people who visit Rotterdam include Natural History Museum in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Natural History Museum visit around 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Natural History Museum


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Natural History Museum

People normally club together S S Rotterdam and De Hef while planning their visit to Natural History Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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