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).

Open mondays

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

This means that we're open on: 

  • 23 & 30 December 2019 (Christmas holiday)
  • 17 & 24 February (Spring holiday)
  • 13 April (Easter Monday)
  • 1 June (Pentecost)
  • 6, 13, 20, 27 July (Summer holiday)
  • 3, 10, 17, 24 August (Summer holiday)
  • 12 & 19 October (Fall holiday)
  • 21 & 28 December (Christmas holiday)

Closed on:

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

Admission prices

until 31-12-2018 until 1-1-2019
Adults ( 19 years and older) €14,00 € 15,00
Adolescents (from 4 up to and including 18 years old)  € 6,00 € 6,00
Children (up to and including 3 years old) Free Free
CJP € 7,00 € 9,00
Group price (starting with 10 people) 10% discount 10% discount
Students € 10,00 € 10,00
Museumcard Free Free
Bankgiro Loterij VIP-KAART Free Free
ICOM, Vereniging Rembrandt Free Free
Friends Tropenmuseum, Afrika Museum, Museum Volkenkunde Free Free

Opening hours Library

Opening hours: Tuesday until Friday from 13.00 until 17.00.

Due to summer holiday, the library will be closed from Monday 13 July till Monday 3 of August.

From the 4th of August, visitors are welcome again.