Exciting and unusual objects from around the world are gathered in the ‘Tropenmuseum’. The museum is a mix of ethnography with popular and contemporary art. With a collection of more than 340.000 objects and historical photographs the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam is one of Europe’s leading ethnographic museums.
Welcome in a World of Stories
The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam has thousands of objects on display in the museum’s nine permanent and a few temporary exhibitions. The objects tell stories of different countries, backgrounds and people. Some stories focus on the journey the object made before it arrived in Amsterdam.
Worlds come together in the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam. Children are also welcome: participate in an interactive exhibition in the Tropenmuseum Junior. The Tropenmuseum is located in one of the finest historic buildings in Amsterdam.