Museum of Bags and Purses
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Museum of Bags and Purses

Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Every bag has its own story. It tells us something about the fashion, art, skills and customs of a particular period. Uncover the rich history of this everyday item at the Museum of Bags and Purses.

In a magnificent 17th-century canal house, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam, you will unlock the history of the bag from the Middle Ages to the present day. This is the only place you will find so many special and exciting bags under one roof. From unique historical items to timeless classics produced by world famous brands and up-and-coming designers.


Herengracht 573, 1017 CD Amsterdam, Netherlands


The Museum of Bags and Purses is easily accessible by public transport. From Amsterdam Central Station, you can take tram 9 (tram stop “Rembrandtplein”), tram 4 (tram stop “Rembrandtplein”), 24 (tram stop Muntplein) or metro routes 51, 53 of 54 (metro station Waterlooplein). All stops are within 5 minutes walk to the museum.

Phone Number

+31 20 524 6452


Working Hours

Daily from 10:00 to 17:00


Adults: € 12.50

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