The museum is based in the Fenix warehouse at the waterfront on Katendrecht. It was built in 1923. At that time it was the largest warehouse in the world. The new FENIX is more than a museum it is a cultural location in Rotterdam.
From its quays millions of Europeans departed and just as many arrived from all over the world. On the run or chasing after love. Often looking for happiness or better opportunities. FENIX tells all these stories.
The home of FENIX is an historical warehouse at the waterfront on Katendrecht.
Here are some impressions of what the museum will look like.
The museum is looking for stories from migrants from around the world…and they also are looking for suitcases, no less than 2000 of them. More details in this article in Dutch.