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Address: Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31-20-568-82-00
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I spent all day at this Museum and will need to go back again when I'm next in Amsterdam as there's so much to see and enjoy. Not as central as many other museums but the number... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I spent all day at this Museum and will need to go back again when I'm next in Amsterdam as there's so much to see and enjoy. Not as central as many other museums but the number 14 tram brought me to right beside it. Also seemed quieter than other places so felt more relaxed and able to get a... More 

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I would definetly recommend this museum to all history lovers and those who want to learn about Dutch colonial empire! it contains great exhibitions and the museum contains some great and ancient artefacts! It is a bit out of the way, but it takes only 15-20 mins to get from the Centrum (tram #9). I was there at 10:30 am... More 

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World Nomad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is one of the only museums I've visited that openly talks about the issues that arize from colonizing. Not only is it a collection of things from all over the world that were gathered during the VOC and golden age times of the Dutch. But it also discusses the issues we see as a result today from those times.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This museum is a little out of the centre, in the east of the city, so it is overlooked by the vast majority of tourists. This is a huge mistake. Of all the museums in the city, this is probably the most entertaining and informative. It is beautifully laid out and the curation is first rate. It is very east... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Fine building! Contemporary exhibition on body art utilising lots of video and artefacts. Bonus... Really tasty vegetarian daal and somosa.. Lovely

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Very interesting, fun and informative museum. Very interactive and unlike anywhere i have visited before. We also had lunch in the cafe which was resonanly priced and very tasty.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Fascinating museum-only went in because torrential rain, but don't miss it. Loads of hands on activities for children (and grown-ups too!).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Having finished the 3 major art museums in Amsterdam, we next went to this fascinating ethnological museum for a break from all the "great art," which can be a bit overwhelming. This museum focuses on the parts of the world that the Dutch explored and occupied, some other tropical areas (the museum is connected to the Tropical Research Institute) and... More 

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

In Amsterdam you can find many musea, there is even a Cat Museum and of course there is the Van Gogh Museum, but in my opinion one museum is by far the most beautiful. Why? Because not only the collections they show are extraordinairy, but the architecture too, that is the building itself, is very beautiful. This goes for the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

There was so much to see in there. It was just amazing.feeling open minded you will be able to enjoy it at the most.

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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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