Visitor information

Opening hours

Ticket prices

Museum

10.00-17.00 hours Adults€11,-
Tuesday - Sunday  Youth 4 to 12 years€5,-
and public holidays  Youth 13 to 18, over 65€8,-
   Museumcard, students Leiden *Free admission

Library

10.00-12.30 hours Groups of 10 persons or more p.p.€8,-
Tuesday - Friday13.30-16.30 hours   

* Students Leiden University and Hogeschool Leiden. Also free admission: ICOM members, Members Vereniging Rembrandt, Friends of the Tropenmuseum Amsterdam, Friends of the Museon Museum The Hague, Friends of the Africa Museum Berg en Dal.

Dogs are not allowed in the museum (guide dogs for the blind are allowed).

Also open on

17 & 24 February; 28 April; 13 & 20 October; 22 & 29 December.

Closed on

New Year's Day, Kings Day (26 April), 5 May, Leids Ontzet (3 October) and Christmay Day (25 December).

Address and access

Address: Steenstraat 1, 2312 BS Leiden
Postal address: PO Box 212, 2300 AE Leiden

The museum is a 5-minute walk from the NS-station Leiden Centraal.

Parking (paid, with chip card) is possible at a number of nearby parking spaces. 

Tel: 071 5168 800 | Fax: 071 5128 437 | info@volkenkunde.nl
Booking Line: 071 5168 718

Access visitors with physical disabilities

Visitors with physical disabilities have an easy access to the museum, a companion ticket is free of charge. If you telephone to the museum on the day of your visit, you can park your car inside the museum gates.