Volkenkunde bruikleen

Loan Requests

The collections of the Tropenmuseum, Afrika Museum and National Museum of Ethnography (united in the Collection Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen) comprise nearly 370,000 objects and 260,000 photographic images that are part of the state collections, and another 350.000 images of documentary value.  

Loan requests

Loan requests must be submitted a minimum of six months before the start of the exhibition period. 
Please address to:

Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen
Mr. Stijn Schoonderwoerd, director
PO Box 212
2300 AE Leiden

For detailed information, loan fees and general conditions, please refer to the Info sheet Loan Costs (PDF) and Conditions of Loan (PDF).


For more information about the procedure, please contact registrar@wereldculturen.nl.