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Address: Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31-20-568-82-00
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One of the best museums for kids and curios grown ups

This is a very interesting and amazing museum. We spent about four hours there, and if there was an opportunity would come again and again. A three-floor museum - interesting from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a very interesting and amazing museum. We spent about four hours there, and if there was an opportunity would come again and again. A three-floor museum - interesting from an architectural point of view, both outside and inside. The museum has many unique exhibits - and almost all of them are interactive - just in a room of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We liked as well the permanent collection as the two special exhibitions, about daring subjects like the ones we are used to see in Paris

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Nutley, Nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This museum is not in the center of Amsterdam but it's easy to reach by tram. This was our first visit to this museum and we really enjoyed our time there. The museum is laid out in a comprehensive manner. The special exhibit was Body Art, which included some visual exhibits and interviews.

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Tropenmuseum is a tram ride away from the old town, kind of on the way to the Museumplein where Van Gogh and the Rijksmuseum are. There was a rich guy at one point who decided that Amsterdammers needed to know more about the former colonies that they had once controlled so he created the Tropenmuseum. This is a serious... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The TropenMuseum was probably our least enjoyable during our visit to Amsterdam. That's not to say we didn';t enjoy ourselves, I just think it could have been better. It's also the only museum that we didn't use an audio tour for, which could enhance the experience. For us, there were too many small artifacts with very small captions and not... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Exhibits are displayed thoughtfully so you don't feel overwhelmed by the content. A particular favourite of mine were the canoes - amazing skill involved in carving these. Supporting information provided in both Dutch and English. Two great temporary exhibitions when we visited, one about Body Art, which was surprisingly enjoyable, and the other about homosexuality in China (very informative).

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lots of exhibits and lots to see. Like LOTS, be prepared for a lot of walking! They have a huge collection!

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Tropenmuseum is definitely worth a visit. It is located in the Plantage area, a very cultural part of Amsterdam, with great restaurants and bars. you can walk from zoo to science centre, from synagogue to diamond factory. The botanical garden is of course worthwhile. You can either take the tram of metro from Central Station and stroll around. The... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Let's start with the beautiful building, continue with the fact it shows stuff from Hollands former colonies which children find fascinating. The visiting exhibitions are lovely and interesting. Give it a chance

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was coming back on foot towards my hotel from a visit to the "Maritime Museum" and the preserved Windmill that is located nearby, when I realized that -although I had a map open, which I was consulting constantly- I had lost my way somehow and was walking to the opposite direction than the one intended. I was planning to... More 

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Address: Address: Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31-20-568-82-00
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam

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