Museum Volkenkunde

Opening hours and prices

Museum Volkenkunde is open from tuesday until sunday from 10.00 - 17.00.

The museum is closed on mondays ( except during school vacations), January 1st ( New Year's day), April 27th ( King's Day) , October 3rd ( Leids Ontzet) and December 25th ( Christmas Day).

 

Admission prices

Adults ( 19 years and older) €14,-
Adolescents (from 4 up to and including 18 years old)  €6,-
Children (up to and including 3 years old) Free
CJP € 7,-
Group price (starting with 10 people) 10% discount
Students € 10,-
Museumcard Free
Bankgiro Loterij VIP-KAART Free
ICOM, Vereniging Rembrandt Free
Vrienden van het Tropenmuseum, Afrikamuseum, Museum Volkenkunde Free

Open mondays

Important: the museum is open on mondays during school vacations and on various holidays.

This means that we're open on: 

  • 9, 16, 23 & 30 July (summer vacation)
  • 6,13, 20 & 27 August (summer vacation)
  • 15 & 22 October (autumn vacation)
  • 24 & 31 December (christmas vacation)

Closed on:

  • January 1st (New years day)
  • April 27th (Kingsday)
  • October 3rd (Leids Ontzet)
  • December 25th (Christmas day)

Opening hours Library

The library of Museum Volkenkunde has been reopened for visitors after the renovation of the Boerhaave building.

Opening hours: tuesday until friday from 13.00 until 17.00.

General visitors conditions

Read our visitors conditions below ( in Dutch)