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“Great Exhibits” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tropenmuseum

Tropenmuseum
Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31-20-568-82-00
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Ranked #22 of 264 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Hudson, New Hampshire
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“Great Exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My wife and I visited the Tropenmuseum in August 2013. We were there to see the Esher Meets Islamic Art exhibit and spend several hours touring the entire museum. Well worth it.

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“Fascinating for the armchair traveler”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Great Escher exhibit on tessellations and the influence of Islamic art.

It's fun to wander around the permanent collection as well. The cafe offers interesting foods from some of the "tropical" regions.

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“The perfect fun museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

They have typical houses constructed to show each of the tropical cultures, well organized and explained. It's a big museum and one of my favorites in the world! I strongly recommend, it's also very interesting for the kids. Now they have a nice temporary exhibition of Escher and his relation with islamic art.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Beautiful collection of ancient artefacts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This museum has a wonderful collection of ancient artefacts and also tells a nice story about the various cultures and traditions. It was a nice enriching experience. The museum has 3 floors, the top most floor has most of the African, Surinamese, Mayan, Aztec history and the second floor has Indian, African, South Asian history. The ground floor has a few more collections and recreational space. Would recommend this museum to learn more about the various cultures and traditions.

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“If u have time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

It was intresting, but I think it worth spending time only if u don't know where to go else. Will be more intresting for children.

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