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Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Dutch and European masterpieces in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen provide an overview from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century.

Monumental building

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 name of the museum was expanded. The current museum building was opened in 1935, a monumental building that was specially built around the collection by city architect Van der Steur. The stately appearance of red brick includes intimate cabinets and spacious salons where art can be viewed in daylight. The museum has a collection of paintings, sculptures and utensils and a collection of drawings and prints. Dutch and European masterpieces provide an overview here from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century. From Bosch, Rembrandt and Van Gogh to DalĂ­ and Dutch Design.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Closed

The entrance gate of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen was closed on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The museum is undergoing a large-scale renovation and renewal that is expected to last seven years. During the renovation and renewal of the museum building, the collection will remain visible and accessible in Rotterdam. The international collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen fans out across Rotterdam. About 500 masterpieces will find a place at eight neighboring locations in eleven fantastic exhibitions under the heading 'Boijmans at the Buren'. From 2021, the collection will be reunited in Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the first publicly accessible art depot in the world.


Boijmans briefly open again during Rotterdam Architecture Month 2024

A lot of people in Rotterdam are yearning for the opening of Boijmans Van Beuningen. The museum has been closed since 2019. During Rotterdam Architecture Month, the largest architecture festival in the Netherlands that takes place in Museumpark this year, they can go back inside. Museum Boijmans...

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Boijmans briefly open again during Rotterdam Architecture Month 2024

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