We receive various questions through e-mail and telephone about Wereldmuseum Leiden. The most frequently asked questions and their answers can be found below. If you do not find your question among this list you can ask your question via the contact form.
What are the opening hours of the museum?
Wereldmuseum Leiden is open from Tuesday till Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information about the opening hours of the museum, check our Opening hours and prices
Is the museum easily accessible?
The museum is in walking distance from Leiden Central Station and is close to diverse parking spots. Click here for more information.
What is there to see?
There are a number of smaller, temporary exhibitions to be seen. All of this next to the permanent collection of course! The complete offer of exhibitions can be seen here.
Can I photograph in the museum?
Photographing is allowed without the use of a flash or tripod and only for non-commercial purposes. For commercial photography you should contact our PR department.
Is the museum accessible to wheelchair and mobility scooter users?
The museum is very accessible for visitors with a physical disability. The different floors are also accessible with an elevator and the doors automatically open. We also have wheelchairs which are free to use for our guests. A guide does not pay for museum entry. If you call us on the day of your museum visit then you will be able to park your car on the museum terrain.
Can I bring my dog to the museum?
It is not allowed to bring dogs and other (domestic) animals, with the exception of an assistance dog (SOHO dog) or guide dog, provided it is on a leash.
Can I visit the museum with a group?
Yes, you can. Groups larger than 10 people even get a discount. You can also book a special tour or workshop for a group, see the agenda and filter on Groups.
Can I look at the museum collection digitally?
Wereldmuseum Leiden is known worldwide for its good museum object description. Objects can be seen on our online collection site.
Is it possible to hire a venue for, for example, a meeting or party?
There are many possibilities. The complete overview can be found on the venue page. (Note: information is in Dutch).
Where can I find vacancies?
There are often possibilities to intern or to volunteer in the museum. For more information, have a look at the vacanciespage. (Please note: information is in Dutch).
I have a special object in my possession, can I asses its value at Wereldmuseum Leiden?
No, Wereldmuseum Leiden does not appraise objects.