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Due to coronavirus rules, Het Nieuwe Instituut and Sonneveld House are closed. Visit the bookshop by appointment and see our online programme

Het Nieuwe Instituut

From Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Sonneveld House

From Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Please note: There is no toilet available in Sonneveld House. You can use the toilets in Het Nieuwe Instituut.

Research Centre

Open from Wednesday to Friday: 11am – 5pm

You can visit the Research Centre by appointment only, and only for the use of the collection. Please make an appointment by email: or read more about the Research Centre.

Due to a large restoration project, archives may be temporarily unavailable for consultation. See this page for updates about current restrictions or contact

Het Nieuwe Café

From Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm


From Wednesday to Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Visit the NAi Booksellers website

Thursday Night Live!

A varied programme about architecture, design and digital culture. With an online or offline activity every week.

Programme at Het Nieuwe Institute: €7.50
Entrance students and Friends of Het Nieuwe Instituut: €3.75


Adults: €14

Children and under 18s: Free
Friends and Members of Het Nieuwe Instituut: Free
Students: €7
European Youth Card (CJP): €7
Groups (15 or more): €12 pp
Museumkaart, ICOM/ICAM, BankGiro Loterij VIP-Kaart, Rotterdampas, Rembrandt Card: Free
Museumpark Ticket: Free
Rotterdam Welcome Card: €10.50

Tickets are currently only available online due to the measures against Covid-19.

Read more about the ​reopening on 1 June and our visitor guidelines.