Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam

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The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam (formerly known as the Museum voor Land- en Volkenkunde) is an ethnographic museum, situated Willemskade in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The museum was founded in 1883 and shows more than 1800 ethnographic objects from various cultures in Asia, Oceania, Africa, the Americas and the Islamic heritage.

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  • The theme of the museum is very interesting but at the moment one can only visit a limited part of the museum. It is free of charge to visit during the re-building phase so it is worth while to visit....  more »
  • There was a temporary exhibition on the power of masks. It was amazing, I enjoyed it a lot! The museum is very fancy and clean and yet it feels like you are treated like a star when you go in  more »
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  • I always like to visit this museum, which introduces visitors to many other cultural information, with description displayed in both Dutch and English. Staff is friendly. A very good place for children to learn about people from different cultures, who may also live next door or among the local dutch population. When we understand the difference of other cultures, we can learn to accept each others too.
  • Was a really nice place for kids to walk around and do stuff, everything could be touched or used. Although some things have broken (due to some children, things like paint cans where lose, and jn the back the music studio half the buttons didn't work) most stuff is just fine. And we had a nice day. -edited to fix grammer and add examples

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