Neanderthal Krijn comes to Futureland

Krijn (Robbert Jan Looman)

FutureLand shows the development of the newest port area of Rotterdam. Next to Maasvlakte 2 this visitors center will be the stage of a new exhibition. Doggerland opens on October 22 and shows the prehistoric landscape that is now under the North Sea. A striking item is the reconstructed face of Krijn. The first Neanderthal […]

Anne Reitsma shows the future at World Port Days

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For over ten years Anne Reitsma has been the official photographer at the World Port Days. But she also enjoys photographing the people who work in the port. Her new exhibition consists of 16 large portraits and 6 panoramas on the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. The exhibition is called Young in the Harbor. It is on […]

The Harbour Run 2022 takes you over containers, fences and fenders

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Running, climbing and clambering in places where this normally would not be possible, make Harbour Run 2022 unique. Participants get a look behind the scenes of the largest container port in Europe. Harbour Run 2022 takes place on October 2. The courses of 6 or 10 kilometers long must be conquered like a real docker. […]

Wild Port of Europe opens Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam

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Wild Port of Europe is a nature film about the unexpected richness, resilience and dynamics of nature in the largest industrial area in Europe: the Port of Rotterdam. The movie will open the eighth edition of the Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam on October 4 2022 with a public premiere in Cinerama. Wild Port of Europe […]

Discover the Port of Rotterdam during the Harbour Tour

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Sunday September 18, touring cyclists can discover the Port of Rotterdam in a unique way during the 6th Harbour Tour. This experience tour will cycle through the Port of Rotterdam, Zuidland, Vierpolders and Rockanje. Offering participants the opportunity to cycle through special port areas that are normally not open to the public. The tour starts […]

World Port Days 2022 shows why the Rotterdam harbor is special

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The World Port Days is an annual maritime event in the port and the center of Rotterdam. World Port Days 2022 is the 45th edition and takes place September 2, 3 and 4. During the three-day event, the port of Rotterdam is presented to the public at various locations in the city and the harbor. Visitors […]

De Maaltuin moors at Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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During a pop-up dinner at De Maaltuin, you dine in castles, palaces, museums or botanical gardens and get to know the location in a unique way. There are already editions in Trompenburg and from June 17 the Maritime Museum is the new location in Rotterdam. The Maritime Museum has the oldest and largest museum harbor […]

Celebrating 150 years of the New Rotterdam Waterway

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Until mid-October, Rotterdam and the region will commemorate the opening of the New Rotterdam Waterway in 1872. This canal is the artificial mouth of the river Rhine. It gave Rotterdam the springboard to conquer the world and become an important port.  The Waterway (Nieuwe Waterweg) is a busy shipping route since it is the primary […]

There is a lot going on in FutureLand

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FutureLand, the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s information centre on Maasvlakte is a great place to visit during the Spring break. As well as the regular programmes, which include sightseeing coach tours and cruises around Europe’s biggest port, there are lots more things to do. Young visitors can take part in the kidsquiz or a craft […]

Sasja Hagens paints Part of Rotterdam

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Sasja Hagens is an artist living and working in Rotterdam. The dynamics of the harbour are her great inspiration. The steel, concrete and glass of industrial landscapes are the perfect outlets for her large-scale pieces. She has just published PART OF ROTTERDAM, a retrospective of her work. Her oeuvre is an ode to the city […]