Welcome to the press page of Wereldmuseum Leiden of the National Museum of World Cultures. On this page you will find information about press visits and journalistic film and photo shoots for media productions. Below on this page you find our press releases and press media. For press questions, please contact

Press visit

Press is welcome to visit the museum and the exhibitions during regular opening hours. Free admission is possible, register at, and with permission from the Marketing & PR department. Make sure you bring a valid press card.

Film and photography

Film- and photo shoots are possible on request, mail to Please keep the following in mind:

  • Photography with flash is not allowed; a tripod is only allowed with prior consultation;
  • Objects stay in place;
  • Film teams and photographers have to stick to the museum routing and are not allowed to go behind restricted areas;
  • Large bags and backpacks are not allowed in the museum. You can use the lockers.


Look below for our press releases and press images.

Marketing & partnerships

Voor marketinggerelateerde vragen verwijzen we je graag door naar het e-mailadres