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“where to go with your child” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tropenmuseum

Tropenmuseum
Linnaeusstraat 2, 1092 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31-20-568-82-00
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Ranked #94 of 882 Attractions in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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“where to go with your child”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

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!

Visited March 2013
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Amsterdam
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“Third World Countries in a building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

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 a permanent exhibition and in the middle hall, there is also a thematic exhibition that always changed in a period of time. I always make a stop by this special place in the "mexico" corner. It is a place where you can see ( through the magnifying glass) the tiny figures in the carnival costumes that's made from toothpicks.
You can bring your children as this museum has children departement. Sometimes they organized activities special for children only (parents may not take a part of it) so you can enjoy the museum by yourselves while the children are busy with their activities.

Visited January 2014
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Hamburg, Germany
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“one of the most intriguing museums”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

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!

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Make time for this”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

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.

Visited December 2013
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Ireland
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“Great museum - go for the day!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

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.

Visited December 2013
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