Wereldmuseum Berg en Dal

About Wereldmuseum Berg en Dal

Wereldmuseum Berg en Dal is a museum about people

Located in the wooded hills of Berg en Dal near Nijmegen it has both indoor and outdoor exhibits, with regularly changing temporary exhibitions and permanent displays of traditional African objects and its large collection of contemporary African art. Objects that reflect the customs and traditions of different African peoples. They tell stories about universal human themes like mourning, celebration, ornamentation, prayer, conflict; stories that inspire visitors to find out more about the huge cultural diversity to be found in the world.

Wandering around the open-air exhibits, visitors can discover the traditional architecture of tribes in Ghana, Lesotho, Mali, Cameroon and Benin.

Kids love exploring the children’s sculpture forest, full of animals from African myths. Come to Wereldmuseum Berg en Dal and discover that, despite cultural differences, we are all essentially the same.

General conditions & Privacy statement

As a museum about people we consider your privacy, convenience and safety during a visit to be extremely important. Read how we handle your data in the privacy statement and look at the general conditions.