A safe and enjoyable museum visit for everyone


online tickets only

Museum De Lakenhal is open. You are more than welcome! Read more on how we make your visit as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Any questions? Please look at our frequently asked questions. If those don’t offer the answer you are looking for, please feel free to send an email to info@lakenhal.nl.


Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
We are closed on the following days:

  • 1 January
  • 27 April
  • 3 October from 1 pm (free entry 10 am - 1 pm)
  • 25 December

Admission prices

  • Adults €12.50
  • Free admission for: Children and young people under 18, Museumkaart, Vriendenvereniging VBL, Lucas van Leyden Mecenaat, American Friends of Museum De Lakenhal, Vereniging Rembrandt, ICOM, VriendenLoterij VIP and Lakenhal-tote bag for students (from e.g. EL CID or OWL).
  • In line with the national measures concerning the coronavirus group visits with 15 people or more are currently not possible. Keep an eye on the group visit page for the most up-to-date information.

Address and directions

Oude Singel 32
2312 RA Leiden

Public Transport
Museum De Lakenhal is situated 10 minutes by foot from Leiden Central Station. Plan your route via Google Maps. • Car
The nearest car park is Lammermarkt Car Park. You can buy a parking ticket at a reduced rate. Select the date, entry and exit time and parking lot Lammermarkt. Staying a bit longer? You can pay extra in the parking garage.

There is a parking space available in front of the museum for people in possession of a disability card. Read more about the accessibility of Museum De Lakenhal

During your visit

Additional measures
We ask that you not visit the museum if you have cold symptoms. We make sure that everyone can keep 1.5 meters distance and that contact points are cleaned extra often. Read more on the corona measures.
Floor plan
Curious about the layout of the museum? Download the floor plan to help you prepare your visit. There is a special floor plan available for people using a mobility aid.
Check the activities overview for upcoming activities.
L@kenhal app
Experience Museum De Lakenhal with the L@kenhal app! You can use the app to find background information about our collection and the exhibits in the museum – before, during and after your visit. The app is free to download and available for both iOS and Android. Don't forget to bring your headphone.
Viewing tips
Less than half a minute: that is the average time museum visitors look at an artwork. Are you curious to find out what it is like to take more time to view the exhibits in the museum? We have prepared a special floor plan that includes a number of viewing tips and a small sketching exercise, developed together with art editor Wieteke van Zeil, available at the information desk. After all, when you draw something, it helps you to focus your attention!
Museum shop
The museum shop is located in the museum foyer. It is the perfect place for exclusive gifts, books or to find a reminder of your visit.
Café Laken
Café Laken is open..
Museum De Lakenhal is accessible to visitors with specific needs. Read more about the accessibility and facilities of Museum De Lakenhal.