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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  • With my daughters of 13 and 15 years to the museum of bags and it was a great success. Varied, great bags some of famous people and lots of love for bags.
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  • Amazing collection of handbags! All sizes and from so many different periods, its all beautifully presented and annotated in English as well. There is so much to see, its definitely worth the entry pr...  more »
  • 12.50 euros each to visit three floors (actually it was 2 as one floor was a caf√© and the exhibition on that floor was closed). I am an owner of vintage and antique bags and purses and there was nothi...  more »