In this MUSEUM you travel through Asia, Africa, America and Oceania and you get to know (more about) numerous peoples and cultures.
Thousands of objects show you how these peoples live, think, work and behave!
You will learn about their way of clothing, working, their religions and rites and so much more....
The quantity and especially the QUALITY of this museum's collection is famous and GREAT!
Very worthy of your visit.
OPEN: daily 10AM - 5PM
How to get there:
premetro / tram 2, 3, 4, 8, 15 (Groenplaats) 10, 11 (Melkmarkt)
Bus 6, 34 (Jordaenskaai) 25, 26 (Groenplaats 290 (Tunnelplaats)
Ask about SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS, workshops, guided tours and more......
A visit to the internationally-famed Ethnographic Museum is like a journey that enables you to explore the art, ingenuity and wisdom of the peoples of the earth, or, in other words, the riches of the most diverse cultures.The museum shows objects d’art and utensils from Africa, America, Asia and the South Sea area. The total collection, which started in 1864, now comprises some 25.000 objects and it is still constantly being added to.The museum was given a special mention by the European Museum Commission in 1991 for its ‘professional stimulating and original approach’.