What a surprise, loved it, fantastic building, fascinating exhibition, thought provoking stuff on attitudes to race.
There is a big intresting museum of culture,history,life stile of different places in the world and different period of history,you child will find a lot of intresting things to play,learn,look and touch!
The building self is wonderful and the collection is great. Very informative. You can spend the whole day to learn the art or culture of the third world countries. Most of these countries were ever been colonized by the Dutch Government in the past. That's why the collection of countries such as Indonesia, Papua, Suriname are tremendous. This museum has... More
While at Amsterdam, this is a fine place to spend a day at. An unique museum in its own rights with a wide array of artefacts and collections all neatly arranged to keep you engaged for hours. The staff led activities are usually fun and very educational for young kids and teens. I visited the place with my son who... More
The collection from all different continents is fabulous and the amount of pieces and information keeps you busy for hours...moreover the display is arranged in various ways so that you don't get bored at all...don't miss the collection of musical instruments!
Good to find out about somebody else's colonial past! Excellent for children/young teens with staff-led activities. Find out about any temporary exhibitions - the recent Escher and Islam was terrific. Don't miss the cafe - freshly prepared, well-priced food with a unusual veggie choices.
I found visiting this museum of anthropology the perfect activity to clear my mind between major museum days. Huge variety of fascinating exhibits reflecting ancient and modern life around the world. Excellent world music interactive section - absolutely perfect for kids.
Tropenmuseum is one of the best museums I've even been to! I could spend a whole day in it! It's about the Dutch collonial past. There are sections about different countries around the world, you could see how the streets, houses, cafes look in those cities. There's plenty of information if you are interested. Everything in interactive and free to... More
We went here to see the Escher exhibition (on till Jun/Jul 14) on the top floor, which was really good. Also here are rally interesting exhibits regarding Dutch Empire/colonies and slavery. Interesting ledger with number of slaves on ship, what they cost, how many died, what they sold for. Many activities for children. Listen to world music, play African drums,... More
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