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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Museum of Bags and Purses by using our Amsterdam travel itinerary maker.
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  • a very nice museum, there is now a special exposition of mens bags, There is also a very nice place to have your coffee etc.  more »
  • Out of all the places we visited in Amsterdam, this was our favourite. An amazing collection of beautiful and sometimes unusual handbags and purses. It made me wish I collected bags. Definitely worth ...  more »
  • If you like fashion and handbags you need this compact museum! Wonderful items from antiquity to now. Items that my girlfriend made and where they just completely crazy ideas can get.
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