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Tickets for Museum of Bags and Purses

More purses than you can swing a handbag at

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Opening hours
Daily 10:00 – 17:00. Closed on King's Day (April 27th) and December 25th
Wheelchair accessible
Best time to visit
Between 10:00 and 16:00


  • The Guardian calls this one of the "10 best museums in Europe you've never heard of"
  • See a unique collection of over 5,000 bags and purses (from 1600 A.D. to the present) including an actual Versace bag worn by Madonna
  • Walk around a traditional Amsterdam canal house and see the 17th-century rooms


British newspaper The Guardian recognized this museum as one of "The 10 Best Museums In Europe That You've Probably Never Heard Of." Take a look inside The Museum of Bags and Purses, the largest of its kind in the world.

The Museum of Bags and Purses is more than some old lady's leftover accessories in a closet full of mothballs. It's a fascinating collection that will show and tell you the story of a seemingly everyday article, covering fashion, art, Dutch customs and a decent slice of history. One of Madonna's own Versace handbags is even living out its days here, remembering her lovely touch.

The museum is situated in a lovely canal house in the center of Amsterdam, and it's in this intimate setting that you can devour the development of bags and purses from the Middle Ages, right through to the present day. This is the only place in the world where you will find so many beautiful, valuable, playful and exciting handbags in one collection, from 15th century historical highlights, to the timeless classics of modern design from the planet's most famous designers.

Royal Bags - from 8 October 2016 to 26 February 2017

Fashion styles weren’t always set by Hollywood stars and runway models. This fascinating exhibition shows how trends were set by sovereigns - and strictly followed by aristocratic ladies and social climbers. See fabulous accessories used by Princess Grace, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, and even Empress Sisi.


Tassenmuseum Hendrikje
Herengracht 573, Amsterdam

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Getting There

Tram: 4, 9 or 14, Rembrandtplein.

Opening Hours

10:00 – 17:00.

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Customer reviews

Nov 28, 2016
leuk museum
Sep 9, 2016
Geweldig museum,zoveel moois
Aug 17, 2016
Leuk museum, speels en informatief. Airco staat nogal koud.
Aug 11, 2016
Snelle service nadat bleek dat ik mijn e-mail niet correct had ingevuld. Een telefoontje gepleegd, meteen gewijzigd en mijn bevestiging van de boeking direct in mijn mail ontvangen.
May 9, 2016
Leuk museum als je een beetje van mode houdt.