Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Afrika Museum

Postweg 6 6571 CS Berg en Dal www.afrikamuseum.nl

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation explaining that its collection consists of ethnographic objects from Africa with no uniquely distinguishing characteristics and contemporary African art made after 1945.

Information from previous research (report Museum Acquisitions 1940-1948)

View reaction of Afrika Museum in the report Museale acquisitions 1940-1948 which was published in 1999 in response to the previous museum research.

About this museum and its collection

Africa Museum combines an indoor museum and an outdoor museum. The indoor section features a collection of traditional and contemporary educational art. In the outdoor section, architecture is the main theme, with a display of African villages and residential areas.