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The Tropenmuseum is a museum about people, housed in an impressive listed building overlooking Amsterdam's Oosterpark. The extensive permanent display and regularly changing exhibitions feature objects that all have a story to tell about humankind...more
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Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Tropenmuseum, the cultural museum in the city. It’s housed in a gorgeous old building with huge spaces and arched windows. Just being able to tour the building was reason to visit, but the exhibits, particularly the one on the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good museum. Our visit had sections on Gender, the Muslim faith and Dutch colonial rule and slavery. All interesting in there own way,and I would have given the museum 5/5 but for the amount of noise the school parties made.Imagine Donald Duck’s nephews on speed,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our Museumkaart trip to the TropenMuseum. It had been recommended by both an elderly relative and our daughter. The building was spectacular.  Free lockers for your coats and bags. We took the lift to the 2nd floor but that means you start half...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this museum to get a glimpse of Holland as a colonial power. This museum has lots of information about the Dutch colonies and how they were held. As a Canadian born in the middle of the 20th century, I was raised with the literature,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 25 August 2019

Primarily travelled to see the Cool Japan exhibition which, in itself, was good but we found other areas of the museum were also fascinating especially retro computer games and the climate change section which is so topical atm.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 August 2019

Nice family friendly exhibition about manga, anime, cartoons and more. Cosplay costumes, early drawings and by the by also went for the other exhibitions in Tropenmuseum. Nice old building with lots of character, nicely refurbished and modern. Arcade hall with more than 20 games, both...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

I visited the Tropen Museum because it was within easy walking distance of my hostel Stayokay Oost and I was very pleased I did so. It had a wide range of exhibits on modern relevant issues: the Japanese Anime phenomenon; pilgrimage to Mecca and the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 19 July 2019

We went because of the summer '19 Japan exhibition and not only was it excellent but we stayed for the other exhibits. Like most museums in AMS you will have to pay in, unless you have an Amsterdam Card, but the entry price is less...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

Usually my kids get fed up with museums within an hour. Here I had to drag them out after four hours. We had a great time both in Cool Japan, the cafe, the Party Shop etc. The free Japanese arcade was a big hit. I’ll...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 July 2019

I went to the museum in the morning before my teenager got out of bed. Although there are many things to interest teens, I had the luxury to go through at a leisurely pace and read text. I do know some Dutch colonial history, but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Maxime C
24 September 2019|
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Response from thepetridish | Reviewed this property |
It is quite manageable. There are three floors but because of the large open area in the middle of the building, the upper floors are just a circle around the edge of the building. But at the same time, it doesn't feel... More
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Corinne B
25 February 2018|
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Response from FayeInAmsterdam | Reviewed this property |
Hello, no musical instruments this time in Het Tropenmuseum, but other nice exbibitions about cultures. Enjoy!
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Ori z
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Response from Marjolein747 | Reviewed this property |
There is a special children's section which I love even better than the rest of the museum!
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