Tropenmuseum, collectie


National Museum of World Cultures

The collection of the National Museum of World Cultures is a combination of the collections of the Tropenmuseum, Africa Museum, Museum Volkenkunde and Wereldmuseum. 

The collection contains almost 450,000 objects and 260,000 photographic images that are part of the state or municipality collections, and another 350.000 images of documentary value.

Browse through our online collection

Only a small part is on display in the museum galleries. The collection online enables you to browse a growing part of the collection that is kept in the storage rooms. For this presentation, the collection has been subdivided in objects and photographic collections, and has been linked to constituents, exhibitions, expeditions and themes.

Special guest on the website is the collection of Museum Puri Lukisan from Ubud, containing Balinese paintings and sculptures. 

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