Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
This comprehensive museum looks at the Netherlands' rich maritime traditions and is more fun than a trip to the poop deck. There's an...
Rotterdam Walk of Fame
In front of the Haven Museum, the Rotterdam Walk of Fame features handprints from C-grade luminaries who've been to town plus the odd...
Just south of the Maritime Museum, the Haven Museum comprises all manner of old and historic ships moored in the basin. You can always...
Bagels & Beans
On the 5th floor of the Selexyz & Donner bookshop; excellent coffees and a huge terrace with views and sun lounges.
Museum Rotterdam information
Lonely Planet review
The city's history is preserved at one of the centre's few surviving 17th-century buildings, now the Historisch Museum het Schielandhuis. Exhibits focus on everyday life through the ages, such as the (purportedly) oldest surviving wooden shoe. It has a branch at the De Dubbelde Palmboom in Delfshaven.