The harbour activities have been relocated to large scale habour area's near the mouth of the Nieuwe Waterweg, at Botlek and Europoort. The Havenmuseum gives a good impression how it once was when the centre of activities were still near town. I always include a (free !) Walk through this open air museum when having visitors from overseas. I mostely combine it with a visit to the statue City without a heart and to the terrace cafe's of Oude Haven or a coffee at Capucchino at Korte Hoogstraat. The municipality seems to have plans to stop financial support to the museum. It would be a big loss, new Rotterdam losing it's image to the past.
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