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From 5 June, Het Nieuwe Instituut and Sonneveld House will be open again. Book your ticket and time slot here.

A Safe and Pleasant Visit to Het Nieuwe Instituut

Welcome (back) to Het Nieuwe Instituut! We ask all our visitors to strive for a safe and comfortable space so that together we can create a shared environment where everyone  at 1.5 metres distance – feels free to enjoy the experience in their own way. We encourage our visitors to be sociable, despite the Covid-19 measures, and to take curiosity and creativity as their starting point.

We also ask for your understanding in following a number of essential guidelines before and during your visit.

Visiting address

Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam

Temporary entrance at 40 Rochussentraat.

How to get here

Located in the heart of Rotterdam, Het Nieuwe Instituut is about a 15-minute walk from Rotterdam CS train station. The institute is part of the Museumpark and is diagonally opposite the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum.

Getting to Het Nieuwe Instituut using public transport is easy. You can take the metro (to Eendrachtsplein), tram 7 (to Eendrachtsplein or Museumpark), tram 4 (to Eendrachtsplein) or bus 44 (to Wytemaweg).

Paid on-street parking in the vicinity of Het Nieuwe Instituut is limited, but the Museumpark car park is situated opposite. Save money on one or two hours parking in Rotterdam. Rotterdam city council provides special parking tickets, available on the website Parking in Rotterdam.

Please note: During the refurbishment of the Museumpark, visitors can use the entrance at 40 Rochussentraat, accessible via the arcade.


Book your entrance ticket online in advance, even if you have a Museum Card or other discount card.
If you just want to visit the cafe or the bookstore, you can book a free ticket.

Due to the set-up of our new exhibitions, a reduced entrance fee applies between 9 June and 3 July.

Telephone and email

tel. +31(0)10-4401200
(from Wednesday - Sunday 11 am to 6 pm )


Het Nieuwe Instituut is a space where everyone can feel welcome. We prioritize accessibility, so if you need personal assistance, kindly ask a member of our hospitality team or send an email in advance to: We are happy to help you!


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