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“Great cafe at this museum” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museum of Bags and Purses

Museum of Bags and Purses
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$43.74*
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Skip the Line: Amsterdam and Holland Pass
Ranked #35 of 466 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: With a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories dating from the late Middle Ages until today, the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam is the largest of its kind in the world.
Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great cafe at this museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2014

The collection of bags and purses was OK but the highlight of our visit here was a stop-off at the cafe. Very comfortable, and it looked like the afternoon tea was delicious!

Visited April 2014
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Super fun and quirky museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

I loved this little gem! It was so fun to see all the old bags and purses and being a fan-collector, I was very pleased to see a few old fans as well. Well worth the entry price and it's right in the city centre, so if you are on a busy sightseeing schedule, you can make a quick visit.

Thanks for a lovely visit :)

Visited August 2013
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Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quick and quirky”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

A very fun museum to do when you just arrive in Amsterdam and are jet lagged but do not want to nap. We took our three girls there right after we arrived from the US ( east coast) and we really enjoyed it and it helped to pass the time. It is a visual museum with lots of color, sparkle and texture. It is located in an old building and it was an adventure just going through the house.

Visited August 2013
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“my dream come true”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

this place could have been invented just for me if you love handbags this is the place for you there is a fascinating collection of bags through the ages, a great shop and a superb tearoom with a beautiful selection of teas and cakes of a very high standard

Visited March 2014
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Always a good place to visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

Went there for the 4th time and still enjoyed it. Always discover something new. Beautiful building, nice small museum and a lovely place to have a high tea. Taken lots of friends here and they always love it.

Visited March 2014
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