Het Koto Museum, Paramaribo

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Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Sort through a wealth of history at Het Koto Museum, where you can gain valuable insight into Surinamese culture. The museum displays traditional clothing worn by Surinamese women, with some garments dating back to the 1860s. Other highlights include everyday items like irons and sewing machines, allowing you to glimpse the realities of life for local women. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Het Koto Museum and many more Paramaribo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Paramaribo online attractions planner.
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  • I went with my family to this museum; we were with around 10 people. When we arrived, there was another group and luckily enough their tour was just ending so we had to wait in the back garden for...  more »
  • A small but very interesting place to go in Paramaribo if you want to learn about the clothes of the women of Suriname. The owner tells you everything you want to know and more, she is amazing.  more »
  • A lovely place for a visit. Our guide was knowledgeable and delightful. It’s a short tour, no more than 90 minutes max. But well worth for getting some insight into the history and culture of Suriname
  • Great experience when it was world museum day. verry interesting stories about the people that lived there and how they went about. good place to visit if you are a history buf

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