Information for the press | Museum of Bags Amsterdam

Information for the press

If you are a journalist or blogger who would like to visit The Museum of Bags Amsterdam, you would be welcome to do so every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Press visits

Free admission for journalists is possible only after contacting our press department and receiving its permission. For press accreditation, please e-mail the following completed form to We will confirm your accreditation by e-mail.

  • Complete contact information (name, address, city, country, telephone number, e-mail address)
  • Name of company/medium
  • Date of visit
  • Purpose of your visit


If you have any questions, please send them to
Or call us at +31 (0) 20 5 24 64 52 (daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

News & Updates


What’s in a Bag?

Interview with Manon Schaap, the new director of the Tassenmuseum Amsterdam.

Museum of Bags Amsterdam is building its future

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Elza Wandler shapes the fashion industry

According to the international platform The Business of Fashion, Dutch designer Elza Wandler is one of the people who shapes…

Talent Talks and Tours

During Talent Talk # 2, designer Elza Wandler tells the story of her Wandler brand, which has grown into a…

Museum of Bags Amsterdam is thinking "out of the bag" with a new course

With the arrival of Manon Schaap, it was announced that the museum would literally start thinking “out of the bag”…

Icon Bags in Bloom: Alexander McQueen

This bag with blue and black feathers is a typical McQueen bag. You admire this design by the popular fashion…

Icon Bags in Bloom: Gucci Bamboo Bag

The Bamboo Bag is for Gucci what the Birkin bag is for Hermès: an icon. The bag can now be…

Manon Schaap new director of the Museum of Bags Amsterdam

Manon Schaap has been director of the Museum of Bags Amsterdam since 1 March. She is responsible for the artistic…

Museum of Bags Amsterdam in the top 10 ‘World’s Best Fashion Museums’

In September 2014 an authoritative travel website – Fodor’s Travel ( – placed the Museum of Bags Amsterdam in its…

Museum of Bags Amsterdam winner of Best Museum shop Amsterdam

“The very best place for a shopping round after a museum visit is in the Museum of Bags Amsterdam.”

Made in Italy and how the families of Italy built Italian fashion

For centuries, Italian design has involved a combination of tradition and craftsmanship with a luxurious, sensual look.

Limited time only: showcase Karl Lagerfeld

The Museum of Bags Amsterdam is proud to display a number of Karl Lagerfeld’s designs in our collection, from early…