The Maluku Museum (MUMA) is a gift from the Dutch government to the Molukkan community in the Netherlands. From the beginning of its existence until now, this museum has built up a series of unique collections about Molukkan culture.
In this museum the focus is on the history of the Dutch-Indonesian army.
The Nationale Vlechtmuseum (National braiding Museum) exhibits braiding techniques in various applications. Braiding occurs in furniture, used objects, art industry, design, clothing, packing, architecture, jewellery and basket work.
The site of the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (National Museum of Ethnology) in Leiden offers online access to an extensive collection. In the museum itself collections of world renown can be found which have been put together by a number of prominent collectors.
The Tropenmuseum (Museum of the Tropics): Body decoration, headhunting, music, rituals. All of these and more can be found at this museum. Discover the rich culture of an island that was once a part of the Dutch Empire.
Museum Nusantara in Delft focuses entirely on the history and cultures of Indonesia. The permanent exhibition demonstates the 400-year-old relationship between the Netherlands and Indonesia.
The Universiteitsmuseum van de RU Groningen (The University Museum of Groningen) has a beautiful ethnographic collection, which contains thousands of objects which have been
acquired from collections elsewhere.
The Völkerkundemuseum (Ethnographic Museum) in Wuppertal (Germany) has a fascinating collection from New Guinea that comes from the highlands of West Papua. With techniques from the stone age, the pieces of artwork are of a high quality of manufacture.
The Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis (IISG- International Institute for Social History) in Amsterdam is one of the largest documentary and research institutions in the world in the field of social history.
At the Center for Pacific and Asian Studies of the Radboud University in Nijmegen there are several ongoing projects such as, for example, research on the current era of globalization on the identity of people, their cultural production and creativity.
The Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genootschap (KNAG- The Royal Dutch Society for geographers) is an association which organized many expeditions, often in conjunction with the Society for the Promotion of Physics Research within the Dutch Colonies.
The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal National Library of the Netherlands) owns several dozens of special collections, which they have acquired in the course of time by means of donations, legacies and purchase.
KIT Information and Library Services (National Institute of Technology) manages a very comprehensive collection of scientific and popular books, magazines and maps on developing countries.
The National Archives, Nationaal Archief stores almost a 1000 years of history of the Netherlands in 93 km worth of archives, including maps, drawings and photographs. In the reading room you can - without paying - study most of the items available.
New Guinea startkabel.nl offers several links about West Papua. Here you will find different themes such as geography, history, art and culture.
PapuaWeb is an information network for researchers, aid workers, administrative institutions and others working on issues relevant to Papua (formerly Irian Jaya) in Indonesia.
The foundation Hulp Aan Papua's In Nood
(Aid to Papua's In Need) invests in a sustainable future for the indigenous people of Papua by supporting local and small scale projects.
Beeld en Geluid (Sound and Vision) in the Media Park in Hilversum contains the largest audiovisual archives of the Netherlands. You can go here to take part in‘The Experience’, a media attraction for young and old. These archives contain more than 700,000 hours of radio, television, film and music.
The Tong Tong Fair is the new name for the former Pasar Malam Besar. This 13-day festival celebrates Indonesian culture and attracts artists, writers and scientists to the Malieveld, a large park in the Hague. The yearly event is a cultural happening, exhibition and food festival.
The organisation of the Protestantse Kerk in Nederland or PKN (Protestant Church in The Netherlands) was created on May 1, 2004 by the amalgamation of three churches: the Dutch Reformed Church, the Reformed Churches and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church. The PKN is a diverse church in its faith and commitment.
Justitia et Pax is the Catholic organization for justice and peace. It is present in 128 countries around the world and in almost all countries of Europe. This organization uses a combination of quiet diplomacy and mobilization of public opinion in order to achieve its goals.
Polygoon deed in de jaren vijftig regelmatig verslag van de Nederlandse activiteiten in Nieuw-Guinea. In een zevental historische fragmenten wordt een goed beeld te geven hoe destijds over het overzeese gebied werd bericht.
The Stirling expedition of 1923 is reflected in unique images and diary excerpts of two American participants Matthew Stirling and Stanley Hedberg. This website was produced by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The KTOMMB, tehuis voor oud-militairen en Museum Bronbeek (a home for old soldiers and Museum Bronbeek) provides care to former soldiers. It is also an information centre about the military-colonial past and the Royal Dutch Army.