The Tropenmuseum

The Tropenmuseum

€ 12.50 11.50

The Tropenmuseum

The Tropenmuseum is one of the Netherlands’ largest museums for anthropology and ethnography, located in the east of Amsterdam. The Tropenmuseum is also known as The Royal Tropical Institute or ‘KIT’, its abbreviation in Dutch. It is renowned for its beautiful architecture and its spectacular collection of works of art, music, film and photography from all over the world. The permanent collection includes objects from Latin America, Asia, Oceania, Africa and the Caribbean. The Tropenmuseum is also famous for its fascinating temporary exhibitions covering a variety of historic and modern topics. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit this iconic museum and make your reservations right now!

Discover the fascinating Tropen Museum Amsterdam!

The Tropen Museum Amsterdam is located in the east part of the city, overlooking the Oosterpark, and near the Artis Royal Zoo and the famous open-air market ‘Dappermarkt’. The Tropenmuseum was originally located in the city of Haarlem but was moved to its present location in 1926. The Tropenmuseum’s iconic building is listed as one of the city’s important historical buildings. The Tropen Museum Amsterdam houses several permanent exhibitions of objects, music, film and photography from different regions in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The collection includes more than 300,000 works in a variety of mediums. The permanent exhibits are titled Africa, Netherlands East Indies, New Guinea, Round and About India, Southeast Asia and Travelling Tales. The Tropen Museum Amsterdam is also home to an impressive theatric exhibit, with over five thousand musical instruments, masks and puppets. The Tropenmuseum features temporary exhibitions which are world-renowned for their quality and scope. Recent ones have covered topics as diverse as the origin of R&B and Hip-hop, current and past trends in tattooing and body art, and a behind-the-scenes look at National Geographic’s iconic photographs.

Book your tickets online!

The Tropenmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s top attractions. Avoid waiting at the ticket counter and long queues at the entrance by booking your tickets directly through our website. By making your reservations online you can guarantee availability and save time with fast-track admission to the Tropenmuseum. Don’t miss this opportunity and get your tickets now!

Important info

  • Opening hours: 
    Tue - Sun: 10.00 - 17.00 h.  
  • Special opening hours: 
    During holidays also open on Monday: 10.00 - 17.00 h.
    Closed on: January 1st, April 27th and December 25th
  • Child age and price:
    0 - 3 years: free
    4 - 18 years: € 8
  • Location: 
    Linnaeusstraat 2, Amsterdam

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  • Fast track admission

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