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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Australische kunst
Exhibition
Until 31-12-2022

Australian art

Contemporary work of Aboriginal art from the collection of the former Aboriginal Art Museum. Link
Superstraat Rotterdam
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Superstreet

The do expo for inquisitive children. Come join Neighbours' Day in Superstreet! Link
Cadeau, hoezo
Exhibition
Until 07-01-2023

Gifts unwrapped

Experience the art of giving in this interactive and colorful exhibition. Link
World Press Photo
Exhibition
Until 08-01-2023

World Press Photo: Seen through the lens of

See the work of 16 talented photographers from the African Photojournalism Database. Link
Hairpower
Exhibition
Now on display

HA!R POWER

Exhibition about the power and many symbolic meanings of hair. Link
dierenacademie-campagnebeeld
Exhibition
Now on display

Animal Academy

The exciting new family exhibition of 2022 Link
First Americans
Exhibition
Until 02-07-2023

First Americans

Impressive expo about the experiences, resilience and creativity of the indigenous people of North America. Link
Suriname - tentoonstelling Tropenmuseum Junior
Exhibition
Until 01-03-2023

Sabi Suriname

A whole new world opens for you. Book a tour through Sabi Suriname. Link
Things that matter
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Things That Matter

About objects of great personal significance, that are closely related to major social issues of today. Link
Africa Now
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Africa Inspires

Awesome, contemporary, critical, trendy, revolutionary, arty, powerful, inspiring. Africa is all of this, and more! Link
Kruispunt, Rotterdam
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Kruispunt Rotterdam

The World Museum’s collection in a contemporary context. About cultural dynamism, movement and innovation. Link
feest-wereldwijd
Special
Continuous

How do you celebrate?

Visit the cheery family venue Festivities! Worldwide Link
Maquette
Exhibition
Permanent expo

What's the Story

About the colonial history of the museum, the world-famous collection and the architecture of the building. Link
Our Colonial Inheritance banner
Exhibition
New expo

Our Colonial Inheritance

The exhibition shows how colonialism shaped the world of today, and how people endured colonialism. Link
Verjaardag - Afrika Museum - Berg en Dal
Children's party
On request

Birthday party

Having a birthday soon? Invite all your friends for a children’s party in the museum! Link
rondleiding
Tour
On request

Guided tours

Want to know more? Book a guided tour. 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.