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Museums in Leiden

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Kids Museum

See, do and experience at Naturalis!

Dinos, the ice age, life on earth: learn all about biodiversity and nature at Naturalis in Leiden.

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Art museums

Museum de Lakenhal

Discover more than 400 years of art and history in Leiden’s municipal museum.


Dutch National Museum of Antiquities

Discover the treasures of the Egypt, the Classical World, the ancient Near East, and the Netherlands – in prehistoric, Roman, and medieval times.


Rijksmuseum Boerhaave

Discover the magic world of medicine through the eyes of the Dutch physician Boerhaave.

History museums

National Museum of Ethnology

Discover a treasure trove of world cultures in one of the world’s oldest ethnological museums.

History museums

Japan Museum SieboldHuis

The Japan Museum SieboldHuis in Leiden revolves around the special relationship between Japan and Holland.