If you are looking for an easy way to understand how important fashion is to the city of Amsterdam, come to the Museum of Bags & Purses. This unique and exciting museum is loaded with fascinating historical items and objects. With over 5,000 different objects, this is one of the largest collections of handbags found worldwide.
Handbags that range from old 16th Century antiques to some of the most expensive modern handbags ever made are found here. This should make sure that you can learn about the stunning history of sartorial handbags to life in Amsterdam – all with awesome views of the Herengracht canal! This helps you to really learn about why these bags are such a crucial part of the sartorial culture of the city. It’s a brilliant place to come to when you are looking for a fashion-friendly museum that makes sure you can spend plenty of time learning and enjoying your education about bags.
If you find it hard to understand the rich and important history of bags to those who live here, then this simple and effective platform should make it all the easier for you to understand. A fun and enjoyable museum that has plenty of information about bag, and plenty of professionals on-hand to inform and educate you about anything you wish to learn about that is on show. For fashionistas and lovers of leather alike, this is a must-visit museum!
- Opening Times
The museum is open each day from 10AM-5PM. It often closes at 4PM on holidays and public events, and is often closed for major events such as New Year and Christmas.
Anyone aged 0-6: Free.
Anyone aged 7-18: €8.
Anyone aged 18+: €12.