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Nederlands Fotomuseum

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The Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam is the leading national museum of photography in the Netherlands. It has an impressive collection of 5.5 million photographic images and exhibits every facet of photography: documentary and experimental...more
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Wilheminakade 332 | Kop van Zuid, 3072 AR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 203 0405
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected to learn about the Dutch photography history and see master pieces of the known Dutch photographers. I was disappointed. Very small and not worth the entrance fee. Temporary exhibition about the work of Cos Oosthuys was interesting but the other exhibitions had nothing...More

Thank Frans K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to see the 'Big Heads' exhibition which was fantastic, nice sized exhibition in a great area, didn't take up too much of a sightseeing day

Thank Allplayandnowork73
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Some amazing photographs being exhibited and worth to see it as a photographer myself. BUT - I really thought there would be more on display. And 11 Euros may not be much for Europeans, so as a tourist from Africa one has a higher expectation...More

Thank nic r
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

For the Big Heads exhibition of Martin Schoeller we went to the Nederlands Fotomuseum. The museum itself has a huge collection but only two exhibitions were displayed. The Big Heads exhibition is really impactful and definitely worth a visit. The concept is simple. Celebrities have...More

Thank Robert-Jan1972
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

I visited recently and enjoyed the visit, even though my expectation was a bit higher. The place is rather small and I walked through within an hour. The exhibitions were well curated and prepared.

Thank Katerina V
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went there to see the Big Heads by Martin Schoeller exhibition which was quite nice. We also went downstairs to see another exhibition of old photographs, but that one was not impressive. The museum is new. Close to the New York hotel which is...More

Thank mbmbh1
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We went to this museum one day and there was very little to see. The coffee bar had no one working it, the staff were very distracted, don't bother.

Thank Morandi2011
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Amazing pictures on display. Really enjoyed the theme exhibition by Charlotte Dumas. What an amazing pictures. It's a pity there a relatively fee photos on display. The museum has a huge collection, so it's a shame there's so little to see.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed May 22, 2018

The Museum of Photography of the Netherlands is located opposite the cruise terminal of Rotterdam. The main exhibit 'Big Heads' by Martin Schoeller is excellent and so are the collection curated by a young but great Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas (first floor) and by the...More

Thank Winardi1
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum shortly after the opening of the Big Heads exhibition. Quite some impressing pictures. I would definitely recommend a visit to everyone who loves photography, but I would consider having a look at the current exhibitions on the website.

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