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Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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I liked it a lot. Really! During the visit you can look at beatiful things and dream what king of bag you would like to have. Why not? Inspiring place, I would say.
never regretted that i went there. lots of bags and purses history, unusual forms, famous designers and overall atmosphere. finished our little trip in the cafe on the first floor with tea and sweets.... read more »
I loved this museum! It holds a treasure trove of beautiful items and the collection provides a cultural journey through different periods of history. Not just pretty things and I learnt a lot while I... read more »
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