Rotterdam: free things to do. From Rotterdam’s parks to all kind of festivals, there a some amazing free activities to be had in Rotterdam.
Visit free architecture
Rotterdam has a great reputation concerning his modern architecture and high-rise. There are festivals that offer free architecture tours, like Motel Mozaïque and Monumentendag (Monuments Day).
Visit free festivals and events
Rotterdam has many festivals that you can visit for free. Examples of bigger free festivals are the Wereldhavendagen and the Summer Carnaval. Check out our Rotterdam festival calender.
Free activities with kids
Children will love the eight children’s farms and the several big playgrounds of Rotterdam.
Taste the maritime atmosphere for nothing
In Leuvehaven you can visit the free Harbour Museum (in the open air). Or walk on the lively green riverbanks of the Maas. On the other side of the river you can experience the Wilhelmina Pier where cruise ships arrive. You can also visit for free the cruise ship ss Rotterdam, that has some immense views to the Maas and the city.
Free art and culture
About 1800 piece in the Wereldmuseum (World Museum) can be visited on a daily basis. Besides Rotterdam has a huge amout of public art including Auguste Rodin, Joep van Lieshout and Willem de Kooning.
Visit the Rotterdam parks for free
Rotterdam has some greats parks where you can spend many hours for free. Don’t miss De Park and Kralingse Bos. You can also move to the Zuiderpark in the southern part of Rotterdam for a free game of tennis or other sports facilities.