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Guided tours

Do you want to know more? Then go on a guided tour!

Various guided tours through the museum can be booked. View the options below. Would you like a tour on a different topic or through a specific exhibition? Let us know.

Tropentour

Tropenmuseum offers up a treasure trove of exciting and impressive objects and thrilling stories from all over the world. Stories about loving, mourning, celebrating, decorating or fighting. In this tour you will discover the great cultural diversity and global connections.

For: adults
Duration: 60 minutes
Costs: € 60,00 (weekdays) per 15 persons and € 75,00 (weekend) per 15 persons, excl. museum entrance

Guided tour: A building full of stories

The Tropenmuseum is situated in one of the most beautiful original museum buildings in the Netherlands. During this guided tour you will hear stories about the history of the building and discover the many symbols and decorations that refer to the colonial past of the Netherlands.

For: Adults
Duration: 60 minutes
Costs: € 60,00 (weekdays) per 15 persons and € 75,00 (weekend) per 15 persons, excl. museum entrance.

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Guided tour: Symbolism inside & outside

Discover the stories behind the many symbols and decorations. During this tour, you will not only discover the inside of the Tropenmuseum, but also the many symbols and decorations on the exterior of the building that refer to the colonial past of the Netherlands.

For: Adults
Duration: 90 minuten
Costs: € 75,00 (weekdays) per 15 persons and € 90,- (weekends) per 15 persons, excl. museum entrance.

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Group tour

Do you want to do something different for a special occasion? Then book a guided tour with our experienced guides for your group. That is possible for all of our permanent and temporary exhibitions. Ask about the possibilities via reserveren@tropenmuseum.nl or 088 - 0042 840 (Monday to Friday: 10 am - 5 pm)

Guided tour in NGT or International Sign

The best way to discover a museum is in your own language. That’s why the Tropenmuseum has programmes in Dutch Sign Language (NGT) and International Sign Language. Discover the Tropenmuseum with our deaf museum teacher. Click here for more information and to book a tour in NGT or International Sign.

Make a reservation

Reservations are required for all guided tours. Please contact us one month in advance, then there is a greater chance that we can organize it according to your wishes.

Make your reservation by email to reserveren@tropenmuseum.nl or call 088 - 0042 840 (Monday to Friday: 10 am - 5 pm)

Discover more

Things that matter
31 December 2023

exhibition Things That Matter

About objects of great personal significance, that are closely related to major social issues of today.
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Cadeau, hoezo
15 January 2023

Gifts unwrapped

Experience the art of giving in this interactive and colorful exhibition.
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helende kracht
This exhibition has ended

exhibition Healing power

About healing practices that are important to many people around the world.
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