the Dutch Costume Museum promises an unforgettable experience for visitors in Amsterdam. A unique and engaging experience for anyone with an interest in Dutch fashion, folklore and cultural history.
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 costums.
  • 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 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 weekly (or on request) workshops the Unesco listed cultural heritage Staphorst paint dotting technics.