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5 Museums for Fashion Fanatics

Around the World — By NileGuide Staff on September 5, 2012 at 9:40 am

2. The Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam

This museum claims to have the “world’s largest bag collection”: 4,000 bags, spanning 500 years of Western history. Among the museum’s highlights is the Normandie leather clutch, a wallet that was given to first-class passengers on the Normandie’s maiden voyage.

Admission is free if you have the iAmsterdam city pass, the Museumcard, or the HollandPass; otherwise, general admission for adults is €8.50.

Fancy making your own bag? Stick around for a DIY class at the museum or book a bag-making party, which will be led by a museum staff member.

Museum of Bags & Purses, Amsterdam

The Museum of Bags & Purses, Amsterdam

Image: Effervescing Elephant

Tags: clothes, Fashion, jewelry, museums, shoes

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