"Oriental not Occidental" Tropenmuseum Tip by darkjedi

Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam: 11 reviews and 14 photos

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Well this museum was certainly different, and there were a great many things there that I had not seen before and it didn't seem anywhere as busy as other more well known museums in Amsterdam. Built on four floors around a vast atrium each level takes in an area of the Oriental world and other cultures outside Europe both tropical and sub-tropical.

There are many recreations of other times and places, a room in Egypt, a street in Indonesia etc all filled with the sights and sounds of the place. Highly reccomended.

Address: Linnaeusstraat 2
Directions: Near the Oosterpark: Tram line 9 and 14
Phone: +31-20-5688215
Website: http://www.tropenmuseum.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 27, 2009
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