Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

#17 of 118 in Museums in Amsterdam
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The largest of its kind in the world, Tassenmuseum Amsterdam features a collection of 4,000 bags, pouches, and accessories dating back to the Middle Ages. See bags in a wide range of colors, shapes, and functions, made of leather, silk, silver, and many other materials. Each piece has some historical importance in terms of fashion and society, and you'll have an opportunity to read all about it. Browse through temporary exhibits of designer objects from around the world, including contemporary designs from the Netherlands; if interested, purchase some of these objects from the museum shop. Plan your visit to Tassenmuseum Amsterdam and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Amsterdam trip planner.
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  • I like it. Very interesting facts pop up in the middle of tour. But it’s too small for a museum. Has very nice cafe and restaurant inside.  more »
  • I LOVE all types of fashion and was eager to visit this museum. It was fascinating but, not so sure it was worth the 15 euro price tag. There were two large rooms with many, many interesting purses....  more »
  • Surprisingly good museum. Went with my wife - I didn't want to go but I had a nice time. She bought some great stuff at incredibly reasonable prices. I was impressed!
  • I saw the museum accidentally and went due to curiosity. I didn't expect such a interresting collection! Very professionally exhibited, with explanation and history behind almost all pieces from the collection. The whole exhibition is divided thematically. There is a bag store by the entrance.
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