After having roamed for three years as a pop-up museum, Museum Rotterdam was reopened on 5 February 2016 at a new, permanent location: in the Timmerhuis. Three large presentations take the visitor on a voyage of discovery through Rotterdam of the past, the present time and the future. An experience for the city tourist and a feast of recognition for the seasoned Rotterdammer!
The exhibition ‘Rotterdammers and their city’ is already talked about: you get to know the people behind the skyline. Life-size, ordinary Rotterdammers with a special passion are literally standing on a pedestal, in the spotlight. In the ‘History of the city’ you make a special journey through the time. Showcases in the form of sea containers show the port city in seven periods. ‘The new city’ represents the belief in the future that characterizes Rotterdam. A gigantic, old model of the future shows a dream city of urban designers.