Hours and Admission

Opening hours

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
  • Mondays on public holidays and school holidays: 10 am – 5 pm

The Tropenmuseum is closed on 1 January, 27 April and December 25.

Open Mondays

The Tropenmuseum is open on the following Mondays:

  • 26 December (Christmas holiday)
  • 2 January 2017 (Christmas holiday)

Dates are subject to change

Admission fees

19 years and older € 15,00
4 - 18 years * and students  € 8,00
CJP card holder

€ 7,00

Groups of 10 or more (per person)** 10% discount**

* includes entrance Tropenmuseum Junior and participation in Creative Activity.

** Not valid in conjunction with other discounts
Children under the age of 12 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Free admission:
  • Children up to 3 years
  • Museum Card
  • Tropenmuseum Member card
  • Afrika Museum Member card
  • Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Member card
  • Amsterdam City Card
  • ICOM Card
  • Rembrandt Society Card
  • Holland Pass (with gold ticket)


Creative Activity
Children aged 4 to 12 are welcome to come and participate at the Tropenmuseum activity table. Check out which activities are currently on offer and when they are scheduled (in Dutch).

Guided tours
Take a journey through time and across the world with one of the Tropenmuseum guided tours.


Celebrating your birthday or holding a company event or a family day at the Tropenmuseum?

Learn more about the possibilities

School group
Are you visiting with your international school? The Tropenmuseum also provides information and guided tours in English.

special fees