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Frequently asked questions

We receive various questions through e-mail and telephone about Museum Volkenkunde. 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?

Click here for the opening hours of the museum.

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?

Momentarily the exhibition Sieraden can be seen in the museum. There are also always 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.

What about people with disabilities?

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.

 

Do you give tours in the museum?

On the groupvisitors page and activities page you can see all of the possibilities. 

 

Do you give tours in the museum?

On the groupvisitors page and activities page you can see all of the possibilities. 

 

Can I visit the museum with a group?

Yes. Groups consisting of more than 10 people can get a discount. You can also book a special tour or workshop for a group, see the group visit page.

 

How do I stay on top of activities, exhibitions and the latest news?

The museum sends out a monthly digital newsletter for adults and children. Here you can find more information about the newsletter and how to subscribe to it. 

Museum Volkenkunde can also be followed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

 

Can I look at the museum collection digitally?

Museum Volkenkunde 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.

 

How do I obtain press information?

Press messages, press photos and miscellaneous information can be found on the press page.

 

Can I intern or volunteer?

There are often possibilities to intern or to volunteer in the museum. For more information, have a look at the vacanciespage.

I have a special object in my possession, can I asses its value at Museum Volkenkunde?

Museum Volkenkunde does not asses the value of other objects.