Music has played inside the walls of the Laurenskerk for centuries. Stunning performances by national and international artists include vocal works, popular and lesser-known organ repertoire, and early music played on historical instruments. As a stage, the Laurenskerk embraces the past while also offering room for contemporary creativity such as jazz, pop, dance, and film!
Are you looking for the perfect venue to host a conference, dinner, reception, or trade fair? The Laurenskerk is a particularly versatile location, with a variety of options to ensure an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
The Laurenskerk tower is open to visitors on Wednesdays and Saturdays from March to October. Our passionate guide will explain the history of the Laurenstoren and showcase a variety of relevant items.
An audio guide in the form of a songbook brings the Laurenskerk exhibition to life. The storybook/audio guide is a great way to ensure a unique experience during your visit.
Points of interest
The Laurenskerk contains many points of interest. Such as the biggest organ in the Netherlands, the Marcussenorgan. The Italian artist Giacomo Manzù designed the bronze doors of war and peace, with panels depicting the horrors of war and the joys of peace.
Maintaining the National Monument and stage programming are the Laurenskerk foundation’s most important tasks. The foundation receives a maintenance subsidy from the government, and is included in Rotterdam municipality’s cultural plan, however it mainly depends on income from ticket sales and venue hire.