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: 

  • Spring holiday: February 12 and 19 2024
  • Easter Monday: April 1 2024
  • May holiday:  April 29 and May 6 2024
  • Pentecost: May 20 2024
  • Summer holiday: July 8, 15, 22 and 29, August 5, 12, 19 and 26 2024
  • Fall holiday: October 21 and 28 2024
  • Christmas holiday: December 23 and 30 2024

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 as of January 1, 2024

Adults (19 years and older) € 16.00
Children (from 6 up to and including 18 years old)  € 8.00
Children (up to and including 5 years old) Free
CJP (19 years and older)* € 10.00
CJP (up to and including 18 years old)* € 7.00
Students* € 10.00
Students Leiden University* Free
Museumcard* Free
VriendenLoterij VIP-KAART Free
ICOM, Vereniging Rembrandt* Free
Assistant for people with disabilities 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. 

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

General terms and conditions