Capoeira Tropenmuseum
Permanent activity

Secondary education | Capoeira workshop

Interactive tour and capoeira workshop with music and dance

Discover the world of the capoeira battle!

What’s the programme?

You’ll start with a tour through the Tropenmuseum in which you discover more about the history of slavery. After that you’ll prepare for a real capoeira battle! You’ll learn various dance steps and fighting moves that were brought to Brazil by enslaved Africans. And you’ll make the music traditionally associated with capoeira. Capoeira is all about creativity, having fun and working together! 

Practical information

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Time slot: 11.00 h | 13.15 h
  • Subject: history, music, physical education
  • Price: €75,- t/m 15 pupils, € 150,- t/m 30 pupils, € 225,- t/m 45 pupils, € 300,- t/m 60 pupils (all including museum entrance fee)


We advise participants to wear loose-fitting clothing which allows you to move, dance and jump freely.