Address and accessibility

Museum's front building at the Rapenburg canalMuseum's front building at the Rapenburg canal
  • Street address: Rapenburg 28, 2311 EW Leiden
  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 11114, 2301 EC Leiden
  • Service and information: phone: (+31) (0)71 - 5163 163, send an e-mail 
  • Click here for opening hours and entrance fees


  • The Rijksmuseum van Oudheden is situated a ten-minute walk from Leiden Central Station, in the historic centre of Leiden. 
  • Parking your car near the building may be difficult. The best location to leave your car is the Haagweg car park (website only in Dutch). From the Haagweg, there is a free shuttle bus service to the museum.
  • For the quickest route to the museum, see the itinerary.
  • Busses and touring cars should be parked at the Haagweg car park. Please note that you are not allowed to drive or (temporarily) park a bus in the centre of Leiden!
  • Map of centre of Leiden on Google Maps