Great visit into the rest of the world! Walking thru different villages in different part of the world will enchant young and old! Enjoy!!!!
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The museum changes its special exhibitions regularly. The permanent exhibition gives a pretty good idea of the Dutch colonial past.
Spontaneously I went to this museum. Did not know what’s on, but this time I hit the “jackpot”. An exhibition about embellishment on human canvas is beautiful and inspiring. The exhibition about the diversity of African fashion is fun and I learned quite a lot....More
Hi Faye! Thank you for your kind words! Always nice to hear that our visitors had a nice and inspiring day at the museum. And you're right: there's much more to discover! We hope to welcome you again soon. Best, Veerle
When we visited we started off in an exhibition on body art, featuring works from all over the world. We then saw a photo exhibition on Aleppo. There was also an African fashion feature and an extensive section on Dutch colonialism. Very interesting and definitely...More
Hi VeeMaVe, Thank you for your kind words! It's always nice to hear visitors have had a good experience at our museum and with our changing exhibitions. We hope to welcome you again soon! Best, Veerle
Tropen museum located on the other side of the town. It’s a big museum about human’s issues as rights and beliefs. Fashion, tattoos and history are some of the museum’s exhibits. You have a free entrance with IAMSTERDAM card. Inside the museum we had small...More
Hello Mario, Thank you for your kind words! We're glad to hear that you had a fantastic experience at the museum. We hope to welcome you again soon! Best, Veerle
First visit ever to the Tropenmuseum. Loved the exhibition about music through the years, don't forget to bring your headphones. Lot of things from different cultures, and quite a lot from Indonesia, the former Dutch colonies. I love the building, and one can spend a...More
Dear Rudolf, Thank you for your enthusiasm and kind words! We're glad you had a nice first visit at the Tropenmuseum. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best, Veerle
I was already planning to see this museum, but was very pleasantly surprised when the shuttle driver told me that the building is worth seeing for the architecture alone. The architecture is gorgeous--several floors surround an expansive atrium. The permanent collections (on Southeast Asia, part...More
Hi Agnes! Thank you for your positivity and kind words. I'm glad to hear you had a nice experience in the museum! We hope to welcome you again soon! Best, Veerle
Had a wonderful day in here. Very interesting current exhibitions on Body Art and recent African fashion. Well worth a visit. Lovely cafe and very friendly staff.
Hi Janice, I'm glad to hear you had a nice experience at the Tropenmuseum and of course the cafe. We hope to welcome you again soon! Best, Veerle
There are a lot of kris, diorama, ancient indonesian artefacts, preserved biology/animal parts endemic to Indonesia, and their conquest in Indonesia, which I think they put it in a kind of regretting the past. They have a lot of cool stuff, though.