Update regarding the COVID-19 outbreak

Due to the corona virus all tours will be suspended until May 20th 2020. Our staff’s presence at the office will be limited, but we’ll make sure to be reachable at all times during office hours.

Check out the special tours MuseumGuides has to offer. This category is regularly updated to highlight the variety of tours which are available in the cultural scene of Rotterdam, the Kunsthal and the New Institute.

The Kiefhoek

This residential area from 1927 is the undisputed highlight of modernism in Rotterdam's social housing.

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Together with a MuseumGuide, you’ll be able to explore the Kunsthal in different ways. In a tour of the building, you’ll discover all the ins and outs of this high-profile design by Rem Koolhaas. If you’re opting for a tour though one of the exhibitions, a professional museum guide will make you acquainted with all the artworks and their remarkable stories.

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The fact that Rotterdam has a broad cultural playground is widely known nowadays. The city’s cultural axe leads you from the Museumpark to the Witte de With street, along renowned art institutions and small-scale galleries. From the Vasteland until Kruisplein you’ll find a route by Sculpture International, one of the many examples of the vast collection of art in the public space.

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van nelle factory tours urbanguides

Along the bank of the Delfshavense Schie lies a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage site: the Van Nelle Factory. This living museum was built in 1931 and is considered to be the symbol of Dutch modernism. The factory is world famous for its progressive design, in which air, light and space gained an entirely new role in architecture. It is without a doubt one of the most extraordinary buildings in town

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kunst in de stad museumguides tours

Rotterdam seems to be pre-eminently an architecture city, but there is so much more to discover in its streets. Apart from the quickly developing skyline full of residential towers and sky scrapers, you can find a vast collection of architecture from the post-war decades and, what might be even more interesting, lots of matching art works.

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Join our experienced and enthusiastic guides for a tour around town. They will tell you everything there is to know about the historical industrial heritage, show you the progressive contemporary architecture and let you enjoy this metropole along the Meuse to the fullest.

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