Opening hours, admission and directions

Opening hours

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

Tickets and admission fees

Adults € 14
Up to 18 years free
CJP card holders 18+ € 10
CJP card holders under 18 free
Buy your tickets for your museum visit online or at the desk

Free of charge

Up to 18 years
Dutch Museum Card holders
VriendenLoterij VIP Card holders
ICOM Card holders
Members Rembrandt Society
Members RoMeO
On presentation of a valid study card
Supporter of a visitor in a wheelchair


Location Rapenburg 28
2311EW Leiden
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
There are no parking spaces available near the museum. Our advice is therefore: park your car on the Haagweg site or in one of the parking garages.
Bezoek Museumcafé


Museumwinkel overzicht


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.


You can only take small handbags into the museum building. Backpacks are not allowed. Lockers are available in the cloakroom.

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 .