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Willemskade 25, 3016 DM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 270 7172
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Willemskade 25, 3016 DM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful museum in a beautiful building next to the Rotterdam port and the Erasmus Bridge. A diverse collection of exhibits over several floors with a cute gift shop and a VERY good café. The Caesar salads there are perfect - I walked...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has a large Buddhist collection, mostly from Tibet and Japan, although there are smaller collections from Vietnam, China, India and Indonesia present as well. As mentioned in the title, the display is sometimes poor, such that one can hardly see the object due...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Walk from room to room and meet different cultures and aspects of life in them. Very tall and slim wooden figures are really something else.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

A very cool museum in a nice part of the city. Was very surprised by their high quality collection of Tibetan and Mikkyo artifacts

Thank Wim-Lex E
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Fantastic collections of artifacts from Asia, Africa, Peru and other countries, nicely arranged and easy to follow. The museum is not very large, but lovely and enjoyable. Check out the ballroom on the first level. Welcoming and friendly staff happy to assist and provide more...More

Thank travfirst
Reviewed March 8, 2017

The tour starts on the top floor of the museum and works its way down to the ground floor. This top floor also has the temporary exhibition space. On the top floor is Tibetan & Japanese Buddhist objects. Some of these as presented in a...More

Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This museum is relatively small but they managed to pack in a great collection. The selection is really good, big enough to enjoy and explore but small enough not to get bored.

Thank Rewee
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Truly beautiful 3rd floor (Tibet and Japan), interesting 2nd and 1st floors as well. The museum is quiet, well organized and offers images and music rather than lengthy explanations. Recommended.

Thank VincenzoH1962
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

I think this museum is the most underrated one in Rotterdam. It is a bit pricy, but by far the most beautiful one. The building is absolutely stunning and the care for the exhibitions is superb. Its never too busy and thats maybe why the...More

Thank IzziesModernLife
Reviewed November 15, 2016

What a amazing experience on a Saturday morning! Besides the normal collections we came to see the AFRIKA 010 collection. It exhibits top pieces as the source of inspiration for art, design, architecture, fashion, jewelry, and music from Africa. These items present a parade of...More

Thank PetervanderGiessen
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