Welcome to the Wereldmuseum!

Check out below what there is to see and do in Rotterdam and at our other locations: Tropenmuseum (Amsterdam), Afrika Museum (Berg en Dal), Museum Volkenkunde (Leiden). Our research institute RCMC (Research Center for Material Culture) organizes events at various locations.

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SYMPOSIUM | 30 June 2022

Symposium Archival Interactions: Performing Intersectional Counter-Archives

Event date and time: Thursday 30 June 2022, from 10:00 – 21:00 Link
Marc Sylla Heden van het Slavernijverleden
Exhibition
Until 21-08-2022

Afterlives of Slavery

About the current-day legacies of slavery and colonialism in the Netherlands. Link
Australische kunst
Exhibition
Until 28-08-2022

Australian art

Contemporary work of Aboriginal art from the collection of the former Aboriginal Art Museum. Link
helende kracht
Exhibition
Until 28-08-2022

Healing power

About healing practices that are important to many people around the world. Link
Indonesische bronzen
Exhibition
Until 28-08-2022

The Indonesian bronzes

The bronze images provide a wealth of information about the history of Indonesia. Link
Duval Carrié Monde des Ambaglos
Special
Nov 2-4 2022 Taking Care Final Conference

Making Care & Re|Creating Kinship in the Ethnographic Museum in Europe

CONFERENCE | 2 - 4 November | RCMC, Leiden As part of the international collaborative research Link
Rondleiding
Tour
On request

Book a private tour

Immerse yourself in a journey through the collection and ask our guide everything you’ve always wanted to know. Link
Tropenmuseum, museum buddy, body art
Special
On request

MuseumBuddy

The museum offers free museum entrance to newcomers and volunteers who coach them. Link
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Tour
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Discover your lover

Get to know each other and the museum on our Discover Your Lover tour. Link
MuseumMaatje - Museum Volkenkunde
Special
On request

MuseumBuddy

The museum offers free museum entrance to newcomers and the volunteers who coach them. Link
MuseumMaatje - Afrika Museum
Special
On request

MuseumBuddy

The museum offers free museum entrance to newcomers and the volunteers who coach them. Link
Wat een beestenboel - Afrika Museum
Tour
Permanent activity

Looking tour – I spy with my little eye

Track down special shapes, colours and patterns. Feast your eyes in this museum tour for the whole family! Link
MuseumBuddy Wereldmuseum Rotterdam
Special
On request

MuseumBuddy

The museum offers free museum entrance to newcomers and volunteers who coach them. Link
Superstraat Rotterdam
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Superstreet

The do expo for inquisitive children. Come join Neighbours' Day in Superstreet! Link
Cadeau, hoezo
Exhibition
Until 07-01-2023

Gifts unwrapped

Experience the art of giving in this interactive and colorful exhibition. Link
World Press Photo
Exhibition
Until 08-01-2023

World Press Photo: Seen through the lens of

See the work of 16 talented photographers from the African Photojournalism Database. Link

Want to see more activities?

We have more to show! Because the website is set to English we cannot show you the full programme, as some of our activities are only available in Dutch. Switch to Dutch to view everything we have to offer.