Join our experienced and enthusiastic guides for a tour of the art and culture in town. They will tell you everything there is to know about the exhibitions in the Kunsthal and The New Institute and show you the rich collection of art in the public space.


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.

Museumwoning de Kiefhoek

Deze woonwijk uit 1927 is het onbetwiste hoogtepunt van het modernisme in de Rotterdamse sociale woningbouw.

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Kunsthal — The Dizzying Imagination Of Piranesi

may 25, 2019 – september 1, 2019

The Italian Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778) is considered to be the greatest print artist of his time.

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Kunsthal — Picasso op Papier

9 februari - 12 mei 2019

De Kunsthal presenteert met Picasso op Papier een onderbelicht deel van het oeuvre van de meester van de moderne kunst. Daarnaast is de prentententoonstelling het allereerste project in de reeks Boijmans bij de Buren.

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Thierry Mugler: Couturissme

OCT. 13, 2019 – MARCH 8, 2020

This fall the Kunsthal Rotterdam proudly presents the first retrospective on French creator Thierry Mugler.

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Kunsthal – Joana Vasconcelos

JULY 20, 2019 – NOV. 17, 2019

You can get a guided tour by MuseumGuides at the exhibition Im Your Mirror by Joana Vasconcelos that takes place in the Kunsthal. A portugese artist.

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Justus van Effen Quarters

Social housing was rarely as stylish as in this residential block from 1922. Learn everything about its innovative architectural style, renovation and Rotterdam's contemporary art scene.

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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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Together with a MuseumGuide you’ll be able to explore Het Nieuwe Instituut in various ways. In a Museumparktour you get to know everything about the architecture of the building by Jo Coenen, but also about the white villas and the rest of the park, the former Land of Hoboken. In a tour through one of the current exhibitions a professional guide will tell you all about the concept and the objects on display.

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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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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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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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