Wereldmuseum Leiden

Opening hours and prices

You can find our opening hours and admission fees below. You can book your online tickets here.

Opening hours

The museum is open from 10 am to 5 pm from Tuesday to Sunday.

The museum is also open on Mondays during school vacations and on various holidays. This means that we are open on the following Mondays: 

  • Christmas holiday: 26 December 2022 and 2 January 2023
  • Spring holiday: 20 and 27 February 2023
  • Easter Monday: 10 April 2023
  • May holiday: 24 April and 1 May 2023
  • Pentecost: 29 May 2023
  • Summer holiday: 10, 17, 24 and 31 July and 7, 14, 21 en 28 August 2023
  • Fall holiday: 16 en 23 October 2023

The museum is closed on:

  • January 1st (New Years Day)
  • April 27th (King's Day)
  • October 3rd (Leidens ontzet)
  • December 25th (Christmas Day)

Admission prices

Adults (19 years and older) € 15,00
Children (from 6 up to and including 18 years old)  € 6,00
Children (up to and including 5 years old) Free
CJP* € 9,00
Students* € 10,00
Students Leiden University* Free
Museumcard* Free
Bankgiro Loterij VIP-KAART* Free
ICOM, Vereniging Rembrandt* Free
* Discount or free entrance only on presentation of the relevant discount and/or student card.

Students Leiden University: Choose with an online reservation for "I already have an entrance ticket/card/voucher". Free entrance applies on presentation of the Leiden University student card.

Opening hours Library

Opening hours: Tuesday until Friday from 13.00 until 17.00. 

Look here for more information about a visit to the library.

General terms and conditions