A visit to the Tropenmuseum is a journey through time and the world. Thousands of stories, beautiful artwork and amazing objects bring to life different cultures. Discover a world of arts and culture in the exhibition halls around the Great Hall.
An inspiring exhibition about the tremendous cultural diversity and richness of African culture.
Latin America and the Caribbean
This exhibition draws attention to the cultural and social history of the inhabitants of the continent.
Man and Environment
Shows how people in the (sub)tropics live in various ecosystems
World of Music
Permanent exhibition about music worldwide
Netherlands East Indies
This exhibition shows 350 years of Dutch colonial history.
Rituals dominated the religious lives of the Papuans, the inhabitants of the island of New Guinea. The objects in this exhibition played a central role in these rites and ceremonies.
Round and about India
The Tropenmuseum tells a story about India and her neighbouring countries. Stories about people, ideas and objects.
An exhibition full of stories about love, cunning and courage
West Asia & North Africa
This exhibition examines life in an area dominated by Islamic culture, in town and country.
Objects illustrate their traditional and continually developing cultures.