World's foremost bag collection
Enjoy 500 years of history of the Western ladies bag in a beautiful, historic canal house from 1666, located in the centre of Amsterdam.
Open every day from 10.00 - 17.00 hrs.
In the exhibition Welcome Aboard the suitcase is an object of modernity, reflecting the mobility and speed of the times. Through 31 August the museum has gigantic trunks for travel by coach and ship, as well as luxurious luggage sets from the 1950s and extravagant dressing cases containing silver brushes and crystal vials on show.
On view through 2 November the exposition 'VII by Cécile De Jaegher' can be seen at the Museum of Bags and Purses. The exposition shows a selection of colourful and very personal handbags designed by the Belgium designer Cécile De Jaegher.