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Visiting address

Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam

Het Nieuwe Instituut is temporarily closed

For Het Nieuwe Instituut, the health and safety of our visitors and employees is paramount. Due to the recent developments concerning COVID-19 and the associated restrictions on travel to the USA and the organization of public events in museums, the institute has decided to close the building and Sonneveld House up until 1 June.

As far as possible, the institute is continuing its programme of activities in digital form. More information on this will be available shortly at:

Het Nieuwe Instituut is following developments closely and will open its doors again as soon as possible. 

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.

Telephone and email

tel. +31(0)10-4401200
(from 9 am to 5 pm )

Please note: Until 1 June, Het Nieuwe Instituut can be reached by telephone only from 10:00  to 15:00, Monday to Friday.

Disabled access

Het Nieuwe Instituut has a disabled parking space. Ring the bell at the barrier opposite Sonneveld House on the Jongkindstraat and drive to the end of the car park, where a member of the hospitality team will meet you. Het Nieuwe Instituut also has a wheelchair for visitors who need one. Sonneveld House has limited access for people with disabilities and is unfortunately not accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs.

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