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Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam
Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam
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Museums in Rotterdam

Het Nieuwe Instituut

Museumpark 25
3015CB Rotterdam
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Het Nieuwe Instituut informs, inspires and stimulates visitors about shaping the human space. The past, present and future of architecture are shown and discussed at Het Nieuwe Instituut. The institute is open to the professional field and the general public.

  • Has one of the world’s biggest architecture collections.
  • Unique exhibitions and debates are organized here.
  • The work of every famous Dutch architect can be admired.

Collections and Exhibitions

The Het Nieuwe Instituut has one of the largest architecture collections in the world. The archive and library contain sketches, journals, models, photographs and over 35.000 books about architecture. The work of every famous Dutch architect since 1800 is represented here.

Exhibitions and symposiums focus on landscape architecture and urban, interior, industrial and graphic design. Both national and international developments are discussed.

The Summit of Architecture

Visiting the Het Nieuwe Instituut is a must for professionals, students of architecture and anyone with a soft spot for the discipline. The institute has visitor tours, education programs and lectures for professionals, (foreign) students and children.

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Rotterdam is a young and dynamic city with a world-class port. The city of Rotterdam is internationally known for its modern architecture and design.

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