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About Tropenmuseum

Museum of world cultures

The Tropenmuseum is a museum of world cultures, housed in one of the most impressive museum buildings in the Netherlands. From the monumental Great Hall there is a wide view of what the museum has to offer.

Objects with a story

The extensive permanent display and regularly changing exhibitions feature objects that all have a story to tell about humankind. Stories about universal human themes like mourning, celebration, ornamentation, prayer, conflict. Visit the Tropenmuseum and discover that, despite cultural differences, we are all essentially the same.

Tropenmuseum Junior

The Tropenmuseum Junior is the Tropenmuseum’s children’s museum. You step into another world when you enter the Tropenmuseum Junior.

It is renowned for its appealing museum concept (seeing, touching, experiencing and participating) and has the general objective of stimulating an open outlook on the world.

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