Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Rotterdam

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Rotterdam is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Rotterdam a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Rotterdam.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Rotterdam:

  1. Market Hall

    #1 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Market Hall

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Market, Architecture

    Address: Dominee Jan Scharpstraat 298, 3011 GZ Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Markthal Rotterdam is located underneath a residential and office building and is the best place to visit to try different varieties of food. The market itself is built on a 14th century buried villag...Read more

  2. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    #2 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    Tags: Museum, Sculpture

    Address: Museumpark 18, 3015 CX Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has a fine collection of art pieces dating from the Middle ages to 21st century and consists of sculptures, paintings and everyday objects. The museum has exquisite c...Read more

  3. Cube House

    #3 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Cube House

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Overblaak 70, 3011 MH Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Designed by Dutch architect Piet Blom, the quirky houses are made in the shape of cubes with different angles used to trip-off people who pass by. The innovative design fools people into thinking that...Read more

  4. Delfshaven

    #4 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Delfshaven

    Tags: Church, Museum, Brewery, Port

    Address: Delfshaven, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Delfshaven grew around the port of the Deft City which was not located around the river originally. In the 14th century, a harbour was created near the city which could receive sea vessels. The area e...Read more

  5. Ahoy Rotterdam

    #5 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Ahoy Rotterdam

    Tags: Convention Center, Architecture , Exhibition

    Address: Ahoyweg 10, 3084 BA Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Ahoy is the convention and exhibition center of Rotterdam and plays host to some of the best international as well as local events, shows and concerts. Rotterdam’s electric urban pulse invites a...Read more

  6. De Rotterdam

    #6 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    De Rotterdam

    Tags: Landmark, Cafe, Restaurant, Architecture

    Address: Wilhelminakade 139, 3072 AP Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    De Rotterdam is a modern building built in late 1990’s and designed by Rem Koolhaas. The building is a residential as well as commercial building with cafes, restaurants and shops accommodated u...Read more

  7. Laurenskerk Rotterdam

    #7 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Laurenskerk Rotterdam

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Grotekerkplein 27, 3011 GC Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Laurenskerk is a church built from mid 15th century to early 16th century and is the only Medieval building in Rotterdam that has survived its war history and urban growth. In the mid 17th century...Read more

  8. Sonneveld House

    #8 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Sonneveld House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Architecture

    Address: Jongkindstraat 12, 3015 CG Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Sonneveld House Museum showcases Dutch Functionality in its architecture, design and interiors and is one of its best examples if you love architecture and even art! The villa was designed by the ...Read more

  9. Stadhuis

    #9 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Stadhuis

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Architecture , Hall

    Address: Coolsingel 40, 3011 AD Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The City Hall Rotterdam was built in the early 20th century and is one of the few buildings in Rotterdam city which escaped the World War II bombings. The building was built to accommodate the spaces ...Read more

  10. Het Nieuwe Instituut

    #10 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Het Nieuwe Instituut

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Museumpark 25, 3015 CB Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Het Nieuwe Instituut has a vast collection of Dutch architectural designs and space utilization which are much older than the institute itself. The institute shows the change of Dutch architecture...Read more

  11. Natural History Museum

    #11 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Natural History Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Architecture

    Address: Westzeedijk 345, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 i...Read more

  12. Kpn Tower

    #12 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Kpn Tower

    Tags: Walking Area, Dine In, Restaurant, Architecture

    Address: Wilhelminakade 123, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The KPN Telecom Building was designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and adds to the urban sky scrapers of Rotterdam. The building has motion graphic lights which light up the night sky. The buildin...Read more

  13. Chabot Museum

    #13 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Chabot Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Monument, Sculpture

    Address: Museumpark 11, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Chabot Museum is dedicated to Hendrik Chabot- a famous Dutch sculptor and painter. The museum is accommodated in a white Villa built in 1930’s and is a National Monument itself. The museum s...Read more

  14. Witte De With Center For Contemporary Art

    #14 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Witte De With Center For Contemporary Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Witte de Withstraat 50, Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located in a former school on the Witte de With street, the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is the perfect place to explore contemporary art when in Rotterdam. The museum conducts live event...Read more

  15. Van Nelle Factory

    #15 of 18 Art and Cultural Attractions in Rotterdam
    Van Nelle Factory

    Tags: Architecture , Unesco Site

    Address: Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 BC Rotterdam, Netherlands

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Van Nelle Factory is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful modern building not just in Rotterdam but in the world! The factory topped in the list of the ‘25 Most Beautif...Read more

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