Welcome to Museum Volkenkunde!

Check out below what there is to see and do in Leiden and at our other locations: Tropenmuseum (Amsterdam), Afrika Museum (Berg en Dal), Wereldmuseum (Rotterdam). Our research institute RCMC (Research Center for Material Culture) organizes events at various locations.

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Australische kunst
Exhibition
Until 31-12-2022

Australian art

Contemporary work of Aboriginal art from the collection of the former Aboriginal Art Museum. Link
MuseumMaatje - Museum Volkenkunde
Special
On request

MuseumBuddy

The museum offers free museum entrance to newcomers and the volunteers who coach them. Link
Superstraat Rotterdam
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Superstreet

The do expo for inquisitive children. Come join Neighbours' Day in Superstreet! Link
Cadeau, hoezo
Exhibition
Until 07-01-2023

Gifts unwrapped

Experience the art of giving in this interactive and colorful exhibition. Link
World Press Photo
Exhibition
Until 08-01-2023

World Press Photo: Seen through the lens of

See the work of 16 talented photographers from the African Photojournalism Database. Link
World Press Photo
Tour
Sunday January 8 2023

Guided tour World Press Photo

You will discover the World Press Photo exhibition under the guidance of a museum teacher. Link
Hairpower
Exhibition
Now on display

HA!R POWER

Exhibition about the power and many symbolic meanings of hair. Link
dierenacademie-campagnebeeld
Exhibition
Now on display

Animal Academy

The exciting new family exhibition of 2022 Link
First Americans
Exhibition
Until 02-07-2023

First Americans

Impressive expo about the experiences, resilience and creativity of the indigenous people of North America. Link
The World Is Yours!
Exhibition
Te zien vanaf 23 sept 2022

THE WORLD IS YOURS!

Hip-hop plays an important role the world over in making cities more liveable for local communities. Link
Suriname - tentoonstelling Tropenmuseum Junior
Exhibition
Until 01-03-2023

Sabi Suriname

A whole new world opens for you. Book a tour through Sabi Suriname. Link
Things that matter
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Things That Matter

About objects of great personal significance, that are closely related to major social issues of today. Link
Africa Now
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Africa Inspires

Awesome, contemporary, critical, trendy, revolutionary, arty, powerful, inspiring. Africa is all of this, and more! Link
Kruispunt, Rotterdam
Exhibition
Permanent expo

Kruispunt Rotterdam

The World Museum’s collection in a contemporary context. About cultural dynamism, movement and innovation. Link
Maquette
Exhibition
Permanent expo

What's the Story

About the colonial history of the museum, the world-famous collection and the architecture of the building. Link
feest-wereldwijd
Special
Continuous

How do you celebrate?

Visit the cheery family venue Festivities! Worldwide Link

Want to see more activities?

We have more to show! Because the website is set to English we cannot show you the full programme, as some of our activities are only available in Dutch. Switch to Dutch to view everything we have to offer.