Welcome to the Tropenmuseum!

View below what there is to see and do in Amsterdam and at our other locations: Afrika Museum (Berg en Dal), Museum Volkenkunde (Leiden), Wereldmuseum (Rotterdam). Our research institute RCMC (Research Center for Material Culture) organizes events at various locations.

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What
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Special
Also online

Deshima Experience

After restoration, the Kawahara Keiga folding screen can be seen again. In the museum and at home. Link
Afrika - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Africa

Masks from the Dogon to powerful statues. Learn more about this multi-faceted continent. Link
Oceanie - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Oceania

From Australia to Easter Island: marvel at the similarities and difference between the island dwellers. Link
East Africa - Afrika Museum
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Religion and society

An exhibition about the cycle of life, healing and religion in African society. Link
Afrikaanse verhalen - Afrika Museum
Tour
On request

African tales

The storyteller never creates the tale on his own, sing, dance, play and join in! Link
Afrikaanse muziek - Afrika Museum
Workshop
On request

African music

Under the guidance of a music teacher you’ll get to know various instruments and learn to play rhythms. Link
Japan en Korea - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Japan and Korea

Lacquer work and a series of unique prints offer an insight into the long history that the Netherlands shares with Japan Link
Rondleidingen - Museum Volkenkunde
Tour
On request

Guided tours

Let the museum objects come to life with a special guided tour. Link
China - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

China

Get to know the ‘centre of the world’ as the Chinese call their country. Link
Midden- en Zuid-Amerika - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Central and South America

Mayas, Aztecs, Amazon peoples and Incas: ancient cultures with a legendary history. Link
Outdoor Museum
Exhibition
To be seen outside

The Museum Park

Get to know more about migration, identity, architecture, language and encounters in the Museum Park! Link
Van binnen naar buiten - Afrika Museum
Tour
On request

Inside and out

During this tour you’ll discover stories behind objects in the indoor and outdoor museum. Link
Azie - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Asia

Life-sized statues, religious objects and musical instruments: a range of remarkable objects and stories.  Link
Indonesie - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Indonesia

Imposing temple bells, glittering jewellery and powerful krises tell the story of Indonesia. Link
Noord-Amerika en poolgebieden - Museum Volkenkunde
Exhibition
Permanent expo

North America and North American Arctic

The art of survival in the polar circle and iconic objects from North America. Link
Bodypercussie - Afrika Museum
Workshop
On request

Bodypercussion

By hitting, stamping, singing and clapping you can imbue your body with power and make music at the same time! Link

Want to see more activities?

We have more to show! Because the website is set to English we cannot show you the full programme, as some of our activities are only available in Dutch. Switch to Dutch to view everything we have to offer.