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Address: Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 010 436-4222
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice, but small

Nice little museum with some little exhibitions. Good room with hands on stuff for children... but it's quite small... maybe 6 rooms in total. And it has a video of a fox... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice little museum with some little exhibitions. Good room with hands on stuff for children... but it's quite small... maybe 6 rooms in total. And it has a video of a fox being stuffed in the kids room. Sort of traumatised my 5YO!!!!

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

First off we did not have children with us. Though there were many groups of children touring the museum, all were well behaved and appeared to be following along with a packet designed the the children. The variety of nature is very well exhibited through this museum. Land, sea and air life are all displayed and the descriptions of the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I imagine this museum was like the night at the museum museum but it is not. It is like a two storey little house, but since we got out museum pass to enter so we didn't mind, just don't expect much. The collections are well preserved and very clean, very friendly for children as it is not creepy (there is... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A small but very nice museum, with a beautiful collection. Nice to go there for an hour or two on a rainy day.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The museum is pretty small, but you get an audio guide that gives you loads of information (and there's one in English!). I spent almost an hour in the first room, and then another 45 minutes to an hour upstairs and in the other downstairs section. It's not particularly children-friendly, but they might enjoy looking at the stuffed animals! Enjoy... More 

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The Netherlands
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98 reviews 98 reviews
57 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is a lovely little museum - I actually prefer it to the big one in Leiden. Nice to pop into for a quick visit.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Find out your cat eats about 34 small birds and just as many mice a year. See skeletons, greedy fish and more in this nicely tuned modern look at what used to be absolutely boring is actually is not: life around the city. Good for about an hour.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

As for me, I didn't like the museum. It has everything and nothing. Sometimes it seems like people brought their old things from home which they don't use anymore. Waste of time and money. If you need to kill some time, it is an option.

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Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This is an excellent way to use an hour or so if you're in rotterdam. Although small it is interesting and entertaining. The albatross photo exhibition that was there when I visited had some very funny photos and I do like what the taxidermists did with some animals that were donated to the museum 'without all the parts'. It is... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

In case you can't find it, this is the building with the giant metal rabbits out on the front laws in Museumpark. It's not a huge exhibition, which is actually quite nice because then you don't get bored trudging through endless rooms of stuffed songbirds or mounted beetles. In the room with the most specimens, nothing's labeled, so pick up... More 

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