The Stedelijk Museum Schiedam has an extensive collection. The majority consists of historical objects that tell something about the history of the city of Schiedam. In addition, the collection contains many modern works of art, from 1947 to the present. With exhibitions and activities, the museum shows you the world through the eyes of artists, specialists and people from the city. Both historical and social themes are central to the various exhibitions that the museum organizes.
The museum, together with the people from Schiedam, also tries to interconnect people from different generations and backgrounds. The museum believes that exhibitions, activities, and projects that are created by the museum and city together can contribute to a strong community.