Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is temporarily closed due to a large scale renovation, Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen and Zuid. Boijmans Van Beuningen are open. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. In 1849 the lawyer Boijmans left his art collection to the city of Rotterdam. With the acquisition of the Van Beuningen collection in 1958 the museum got the second part of its name. The museum houses a unique collection of paintings, sculptures, everyday objects, design and fashion. The collection of prints and drawings is one of the best in the world. The museum also organises a diverse programme of spectacular temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is a multifaceted museum in the heart of the Netherland’s harbour city, Rotterdam. It is the only museum in the Netherlands that offers the visitor a comprehensive survey of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The museum building is closed due to major renovation, but the collection will be visible in other museums. And of course, Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen is open to visitors.
A lot is happening at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Through this page we will keep you informed of the latest news concerning our collection, exhibitions, Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, activities and more.
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s collection is world class. The museum holds around 154,000 objects – from Old Masters to modern and contemporary art, from applied art to design.