Royal Bags exhibition in Museum of Bags & Purses in Amsterdam

Royal Bags exhibition will display bags of Queen Elizabeth, Empress Sisi, Princess Grace, the Dutch royal family and other sovereigns. It will be available for visits from October 8th 2016 until February 26th 2017.

In Royal Bags subjects such as fashion, etiquette, travelling and the functions of the royal bag will be presented. Especially for this exhibition, Queen Máxima selected three bags from former Queen Juliana’s personal collection. A must-see!

Bags museum in Amsterdam

To be honest, the permanent exhibition of Hendrikje Museum of Bags and Purses and it’s building at Herengracht in Amsterdam are real must-sees anytime! To our taste, it’s one of the best places for a “girls go out” event in Amsterdam.

Not only the collection, but museum’s atmosphere in general are truly exceptional. If you feel like having the high tea with an Amsterdam canals view, it’s necessary to book a table in advance.

Hendrikje Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam

However, if you drop by without a prior reservation, you will still be offered a nice table with a garden view.


Opening hours

The Museum of Bags and Purses is opened daily from 10:00  to 17:00. There are a few exceptions: on January 1, April 27 and December 25 the museum is closed. On December 5, 24 and 31 the museum closes at 16:00. Check out Amsterdam’s museums opening hours on Christmas and New Year’s Day >>


The Museum of Bags and Purses is located on Herengracht 573, behind Rembrandtplein. From Amsterdam Central Station take tram 9 (stop Rembrandtplein”), tram 4 (stop Rembrandtplein”), 16, 24 or 25 (stop Keizersgracht, on the Vijzelstraat) or metro routes 51, 53 of 54 (metro station Waterlooplein). All stops are within 5 minutes walk to the museum.

  • Adults – €12,50
  • Youth (13-18 years) – € 7,50
  • Kids (7-12 years) – €3,50
  • Free with Museumcard and I amsterdam city card

During the exhibition Royal Bags, there will be a supplement of € 1,50,- for the museum entrance for persons from 13 years old. Buy tickets online >>

Enjoy your visit to the Museum of Bags and Purses!

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