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Museum of World Cultures

Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum (Museum of the Tropics) is a museum about people, housed in an impressive listed building overlooking Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. The extensive permanent display and regularly changing exhibitions feature objects that all have a story to tell about humankind. Right now on display: Feel the rhythm and discover the roots! From jazz to salsa, from hip hop to rock-n-roll: music transcends borders and is universal. It does something to you. It moves you and gets you moving. Just like music itself is constantly on the move. The Rhythm & Roots exhibition takes you on a musical journey.

Discover the Tropenmuseum

The Tropenmuseum is one of the Netherlands’ largest museums for anthropology and ethnography. The museum is located in the east of Amsterdam, one of the new and upcoming neighborhoods. The Tropenmuseum was originally located in the city of Haarlem but was moved to its present location in 1926. Overlooking the Oosterpark, and near the Artis Royal Zoo and the famous open-air market ‘Dappermarkt’. The Tropenmuseum’s iconic building is listed as one of the city’s important historical buildings.   The museum is renowned for its beautiful architecture and its spectacular art, music and film collection. 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!

Book your tickets now!

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.

Tue – Sun: 10.00 – 17.00





Linnaeusstraat 2, Amsterdam



+31 (0)88 004 28 00


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