Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam

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The largest of its kind in the world, Museum of Bags and Purses features a collection of 4,000 bags, pouches, and accessories dating back to the Middle Ages. See bags in a wide range of colors, shapes, and functions, made of leather, silk, silver, and many other materials. Each piece has some historical importance in terms of fashion and society, and you'll have an opportunity to read all about it. Browse through temporary exhibits of designer objects from around the world, including contemporary designs from the Netherlands; if interested, purchase some of these objects from the museum shop. Plan your visit to Museum of Bags and Purses and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Amsterdam trip planner .
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  • August 16, 2017
    the visit was very good I learned all you accounts all spectacular as because houses Amsterdam are tilted, because they have washers and among many things that I did not know and I saw them in my stays
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  • August 11, 2017
    Beautiful house with the bags displayed in time lines the staff are welcoming and the displays are over 3 floors  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    If you are a fan of handbags you will know that tassels are having a moment. Well that's nothing new - they have been decorating handbags since the middle ages. This is a very accessible history of th...  more »

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