Opening hours, admission and directions

Opening hours

The museum will be temporarily closed until 25 January 2022, due to current corona measures.
From 26 January 2022:
A face mask and a valid corona admission ticket for people aged 13 and over is mandatory for a visit to the museum.
A corona admission ticket is a valid QR code in combination with an ID.
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed on 1 January, 27 April, 3 October and 25 December

Admission fees

Adults € 12,50
Children aged 5 to 17 € 4
Family discount ticket
2 adults + max. 3 children aged 5-17 | € 4 for each additional child
€ 25
CJP card holders 18+ € 6
CJP card holders under 18 € 3

Free of charge

Children under 5 years of age
Dutch Museum Card holders
VriendenLoterij VIP Card holders
ICOM Card holders
Members Rembrandt Society
Members RoMeO


Location Rapenburg 28
2311EW Leiden
(+31) (0)71 - 516 3163
The National Museum of Antiquities (RMO) is located in Leiden’s historical city centre, 10 minutes’ walk from Leiden central railway station.
Plan your visit
By public transport
By car
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In the museum

Wi-Fi in the museum

Free Wi-Fi is available inside the museum.

Taking photographs in the museum

Visitors are allowed to take photographs in the museum. NB no use of flash photography or tripods.

Wheelchair users and the visually impaired

  • You can request a wheelchair at the reception desk. Users are asked to make a refundable deposit of € 2. Anyone navigating the museum with a wheelchair must be accompanied by someone to assist them.
  • Visitors with a disability: there is one parking space for the disabled in front of the museum on Rapenburg. Anyone using this space must be in possession of an official parking permit for the disabled. All floors of the museum are connected by lifts.
  • Visually-impaired visitors can bring their guide dogs. Members of staff will always be happy to help you find your way around. For more information, please call (+31) (0)71 – 516 3163 or send an e-mail to