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Become a Friend of Museum De Lakenhal!

As a Friend you are a member of the Community of Interest, one of the oldest communities of friends in The Netherlands! The Community aims to acquire paintings and objects of historical importance to offer these to the city of Leiden for the collection of Museum De Lakenhal. The Community promotes interest in the museum and supports the museum with various tasks. On top of that the Community organises cultural-historical lectures, tours and excursions for its members.

And Friends get benefits!

Become a Friend of the museum and profit from the following benefits:

  • Free entrance to Museum De Lakenhal from the reopening
  • Invitations to lectures and exhibitions
  • Discount on Museum De Lakenhal publications
  • 10% discount in the museum shop

Membership costs

There is a choice of different memberships:

  • individual membership € 45 a year
  • Couples membership (2 people) € 75 a year
  • Youth membership (under 18's) € 18 a year
  • Membership for life € 1.125

Become a member

To become a member of the Community of Interest VBL is easy. Simply send an email to friends@lakenhal.nl.

Don't forget to mention:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • (Mobile) phone number
  • The membership of your choice

You will be contacted shortly thereafter.


For general inquiries, please contact:

Email: friends@lakenhal.nl

Postal address:
Vriendenvereniging VBL
P.O. Box 2044
NL-2301 CA Leiden
The Netherlands

Address: Museum De Lakenhal
Lammermarkt 31
NL- 2312 CL Leiden
The Netherlands