News of: Thursday, December 20 2007,
A new museum in Amsterdam has opened: Tot Zover, a museum about funerary culture in the Netherlands.
The museum shows various objects and documents relating to funerals in Holland. Objects such as coffins, tombstones, shrouds, masks, funeral carriages and uniforms are on display in the museum.
The museum also has information about funerary rites in other cultures, and the history of funerals in The Netherlands.
The museum is located on Amsterdam's biggest graveyard, De Nieuwe Ooster in Amsterdam-East (see map).
It can be reached with tram 9 from Central Station (stop Kruislaan).
Funerary museum Tot zover