With the beautiful expositions at this large ethnologist's museum, visitors are able to roam through several regions, ... More
With the beautiful expositions at this large ethnologist's museum, visitors are able to roam through several regions, including Nigeria, Bali, Thailand, and other exotic places. Tropenmuseum is the largest anthropological museum in the Netherlands. The very realistic reconstructions of local environments and attractively displayed exhibits draw you right into the daily lives of the people of the tropics and subtropics. You see how people live and work and even get an insight into their religion. The old meets new as modern non-western art is shown next to living traditions of world cultures and their history.
Rijksmuseum, or the State Museum, is considered a true national treasure. Its exhibits include paintings from The Netherlands' 17th century
Golden Age by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals and Jan Steen. Rembrandt's Night Watch is the museum's centerpiece. You'll also ...
Madame Tussaud Scenerama is housed in a very large building in the center of Amsterdam. It is spread over four
floors. An entire section is devoted to Dutch history, and more specifically, the history of Amsterdam. Many European celebrities, ...
The Begijnhof lies hidden away from the noisy shopping street Kalverstraat, next to the Amsterdam Museum. Most of the houses
in the area were built in the 17th century; the oldest house in Amsterdam made of wood, dating from ...