Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam

4.2
#20 of 120 in Museums in Amsterdam
View 340,000 objects and photographs at Tropenmuseum, which are split into geographical areas, with a focus on ethnography and non-western cultures. Founded in 1864, the museum has eight permanent exhibits on tropical lifestyles, and hosts temporary exhibits that include modern and traditional visual arts and photography. See over 5,000 musical instruments and theatrical objects, such as puppets and costumes. Browse through exhibits of tribal masks, statuettes, and dramatic installations. Look for contemporary artwork that attempts to blend the tribal with the cosmopolitan. Find out how to plan Amsterdam trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • You can spend a day in getting lost. In addition to the impressive central Hall, your attention is immediately drawn by the exotic collections of Papua and new Guinea, Indonesia and colonialism. Themes such as slavery do not get out of the way. In addition, fascinating temporary expos about the Japanese mangoes and the pilgrimage to Mecca. Unexpectedly spent 3 hours here! Fine
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  • The museum's themes and different galleries were very interesting, fair trade industry of cloths, chocolate, ...etc  more »
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  • Really like this museum. The building itself is magnificent, outside and outside. The exhibitions are renewed often and always super interesting. Cool Japan, Mecca, Dutch colons were showed last time I went. There's a lot (too much) to see in one time. Despite that it never feels crowded because of how big the place is. They also have lockers which is very convenient.
  • I think there is no doubt that this is an amazing museum. It’s a good mix that even the youngest visitors are entertained the most of the time. The exhibition is creative and has a couple of surprises. The price is high but reasonable.
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