Museumcafé and museumshop

Visit Café Abel in the garden or the museumcafé in the middle of the museum for a nice cup of coffee or a delicious sandwich. Take a stroll through the museum shop or look for nice gifts.

Café Abel

Enjoy an extensive breakfast with deliciously prepared coffees, juices or a nice cup of tea. The varied menu of Café Abel includes delicious sandwiches for lunch, soups and breakfast. Fresh juices and smoothies are on the menu as well! Café Abel is located at the entrance of Wereldmuseum Leiden.

Café Abel is beautifully situated on the canal and within walking distance of Leiden Central. Walking the Singelpark route? This route runs right past our cafe. Come and enjoy the ambiance with a sandwich or a hot cup of coffee!

Opening hours Café Abel:

Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m


Check us out on Instagram or view the menu below.

Café Abel menukaart


Enjoy the best sandwiches, panini or quiche and a delicious cup of coffee. We have a special children's menu for the kids. The Museumcafé is located in the centre of Wereldmuseum Leiden.

Museum café opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Menukaart Museumcafé



Looking for something special? We have a shop full with exclusive jewelry, books, gifts for yourself or for a loved one and much more. The shop can also be accessed without museum entrance.