Collection & library

Collection & library

The National Museum of Ethnology is the world's oldest ethnographical museum.
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Jimmy Nelson live in de tentoonstelling

Regelmatig fotografeert Jimmy Nelson bezoekers in de fotostudio van de tentoonstelling LEVE DE MENS! Kom naar de tentoonstelling en laat u portretteren door deze topfotograaf.
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Paasweekend in Volkenkunde

Tijdens de paasdagen kunnen kinderen speuren naar paaseieren in de museumtuin. Daarnaast is er ook een ORIGINAL market met diverse kraampjes.
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Fusie Volkenkunde

Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Afrika Museum uit Berg en Dal en Tropenmuseum uit Amsterdam zijn gefuseerd! De drie gaan verder als het Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen.
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Soon on display - Hail the people!

An exhibition with pictures of the passionate professional photographer Jimmy Nelson. He has travelled the world in an effort to portray indigenous people at their most beautiful. Ranging from the Chukchi in icy Siberia, the Kazakhs in Mongolia, the Ladakhi in India and the Mursi in the Horn of Africa to the Dani in Papua, with his sharp eye and marvellous mastery of advanced photographic techniques Nelson has created a series of unparalleled masterpieces.
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Now on display: Kuniyoshi

Until June the 22nd, the National Museum of Ethnology presents a selection of sketches by the Japanese printmaker Utagawa Kuniyoshi: ‘KUNIYOSHI - the drawings’.
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Venues for hire, conferences & corporate events

A party or event surrounded by the Buddhas, African Dogon masks or Inca statues? Come to Volkenkunde!
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