Tickets and admission

Hours and admission

Admission fees

19 years and older € 15,00
4 - 18 years * and students € 8,00
Children up to 3 years Free
CJP card holder € 7,00
Groups of 10 or more 10% discount (per person)
Vrienden van het Tropenmuseum Free
Vrienden van het Afrikamuseum Free
Vrienden van het Museum Volkenkunde Free
Museum card holders Free
BankGiro Loterij VIP-card holders Free
I Amsterdam City Card Free
Members Vereniging Rembrandt Free
Members ICOM Free
Holland Pass Free (with Golden Ticket)
* Includes entrance Tropenmuseum Junior and participation in Creative Activity

** Stadspas Amsterdam: Met de Stadspas kun je 1 keer per week gratis naar het museum.

Open Mondays

The Tropenmuseum is open on the following Mondays: 

  • 12 May 21 mei (Pentecost)
  • 9, 16, 23 & 30 July (Summer holiday)
  • 6,13, 20 & 27 August (Summer holiday)
  • 15 & 22 October (Fall holiday)
  • 24 & 31 December (Christmas holiday)

Closed on:

  • 1 January (New Year's day)
  • 27 april (King's birthday)
  • 25 december (Christmas day)


We also sell the Museum card at the Tropenmuseum.

House rules

  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Special rules apply to (school) groups. These are issued when the booking is made. 
  • Pets are not permitted. 
  • Visitors with a youth ticket are expected to provide proof of age when entering the museum. 
  • Students are expected to show a valid (digital) student card when entering the museum.
  • Holders of a CJP (school pupils’ culture) card, annual Museum Card, friends of the Tropenmusem card, ICOM card, I amsterdam City Card, Rembrandt Association card, BankGiro Loterij VIP card

If you have other questions or comments concerning this website, the museum, the collection, specific exhibitions or the National Museum of World Cultures, please contact us.