A day at a museum can be a lot of fun and educational for children, and there are plenty of interesting children's museums in Rotterdam! You can discover them below.
In the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam you can discover the maritime history of Rotterdam. The Maritime Museum's exhibitions are designed to appeal to both young and old, with hands-on experiences that bring the maritime world to life!
For younger visitors there is Professor Plons: a playful introduction to the maritime world. Here they can play and learn with and about ships, work in the port and how products, such as their own toys, are transported around the world by ship.
Other fun family exhibitions are the Offshore Experience and Sea Monsters. Be sure to visit the Museum Harbour with ships and cranes and since this summer there are beautiful workshops in the Leuve Pavilion.
As an adult, you certainly won't be bored during your visit to the Maritime Museum. Special exhibitions and tours teach you everything about maritime history and Rotterdam's role in it. This makes a visit to the museum a fun experience for every age!
Villa Zebra is the children's museum of Rotterdam. Here you and the whole family can enjoy interactive exhibitions and installations, original art workshops and a Klooi or Reading afternoon every two weeks.
Toddlers and preschoolers can explore the permanent art installation ZELF! in Villa Zebra. Discover vegetables and insects in De Groentekraam, find your way through the jungle on Het Eiland and climb onto the stage of Circus Gibra.
You will find Villa Zebra in a beautiful location on the water on the Kop van Zuid.
The Natural History Museum is full of all kinds of animal species: birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and so on. Special fossils have also been given a place in their own exhibition.
The museum's collection is immense and is therefore a museum where you can really learn something. You will be surprised again and again with the changing exhibitions.
During the school holidays, the museum often organizes themed treasure hunts, workshops or other activities. And did you find something special? Then you go to the Nature Consultation Hours. Plenty to do in the Natural History Museum.
In this beautiful museum in the Scheepvaartkwartier, on the corner of Willemskade and Veerhaven, you will become acquainted with an impressive Rotterdam collection. In total, this collection consists of more than 83,000 objects with objects collected by Rotterdam residents since the 19th century.
You are welcome at the Superstraat on Wednesday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday! Children go out with Neighbor's Day Ceremony Master Freddy, who is always up to date with the latest news. They can look around Aga's shop and help her scan the shopping lists. The Superstraat DIY exhibition is fun for groups 3 to 8.
That's it! Discover even more fun activities with kids via the link below.