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Due to the recent developments around the corona virus Het Nieuwe Instituut is temporarily closed.

Het Nieuwe Instituut

Tuesday and Wednesday 11:00 – 17:00
Thursday 11:00 – 21:00
Friday and Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Sunday and national holidays 11:00 – 17:00

Closed Monday, King's Day, 25 December, 1 January

Sonneveld House

Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 – 17:00

Closed Monday, King's Day, 25 December, 1 January

Study Centre

Tuesday – Friday 10:00 – 17:00

Please note: Due to a large restoration project, parts of the collection may be temporarily unavailable for consultation. See this page for updates about current restrictions. If you have any questions about the availabilty of materials, please contact

Het Nieuwe Café

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:30
Thursday 10:00 – 23:00
Sunday and national holidays 11:00 – 17:30

Closed 25 December, 1 January


Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 –17:00
Thursday 10:00 – 21:00
Sunday 11:00 – 17:00

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Thursday Night Live!

A weekly programme of lectures, screenings, and lively discussions on architecture, design and digital culture. An optional Thursday Bite meal is served.

Thursday 17:00 – 21:00
Entrance €7.50
Entrance students and Friends of Het Nieuwe Instituut €3.75
Thursday Bite 


Adults: €14.00
Children and under 18s: Free
Friends and Members of Het Nieuwe Instituut: Free
European Youth Card (CJP), students:  €7.00
Groups of 15 or more: €12.00 pp
Museumkaart, ICOM/ICAM, BankGiro Loterij VIP-KAART, Rotterdampas, Rembrandt Card: Free
Museumpark Ticket: Free
Rotterdam Welcome Card: €10.50

Combi-ticket Sonneveld House and Chabot Museum: €12.50 (no admission to Het Nieuwe Instituut). Available only online (online tickets are currently unavailable due to the recent developments around the corona virus).

Admission to Het Nieuwe Instituut's exhibitions is free of charge every Thursday night from 17:00 – 21:00.

The Study Centre is open to all visitors to Het Nieuwe Instituut.

Tickets for Het Nieuwe Instituut also include admission to Sonneveld House