Tropics and Holland - what connects these territories? The solution to this connection lies in the history of the country. Therefore, in the building of the former Colonial Institute since 1910, this museum settled. He is part of the Royal Tropical Institute.
Among the anthropological museums of the world Museum of the Tropics in Amsterdam stands out for its modern and boring presentation of exotic artifacts, history and modern life of distant tropical countries.
The first impression of the museum is the impression of the architectural charms of the building itself. You can immediately feel the influence of the East in bizarre turrets and expressive stories about the life of local residents of the tropics, depicted in bas-reliefs.
Visiting the museum, you will have a unique opportunity to wander around the Indian quarter, breathe in the aromas of the Arabian bazaar, visit African tribes, and have fun at a national holiday in a country. The feeling of movement in space will not leave you throughout the tour. And all thanks to the correct play of light, sound, smell, the use of multimedia and, of course, the unique collections of the museum.
This museum will not be bored and the younger generation of tourists. For younger visitors, the Junior Children's Museum operates, the interactive rooms of which will delight any child. Own theater and an unusual library will pleasantly surprise true cultural gourmets.
The museum can be spent all day. And don't worry about your stomach. And for him there will be a holiday. The local restaurant offers a real tropical menu.
The museum can be visited year-round, except for 4 days a year (January 1, April 30, May 5 and December 25), from 10 to 15 hours.