Dutch Costume Museum
A unique and engaging experience for anyone with an interest in Dutch fashion, folklore and cultural history. The Dutch Costume Museum promises an unforgettable experience for both residents and visitors in Amsterdam. Seven reasons to visit the Dutch Costume Museum in Amsterdam: • Discover a unique collection of traditional costumes from all the regions of Holland. • See how they all created their own identity with special codes in the costumes. • Discover the worldwide influences in the costumes brought by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 17th century. • Admire the magnificent canal house, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. • Enjoy a Dutch tasting with several special Dutch drinks and bites or coffee and home made ‘stroopwafels’ in the traditional kitchen of the museum. • Visit our museum shop, with a broad selection of original costume pieces, books, folk and chintz fabrics, and special gifts. • Learn in the workshops the Unesco listed cultural heritage Staphorst stamp paint technics. Opening hours: every day 10 AM - 6 PM The free audioguide is available in the following languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, & Dutch.