Practical information

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Arriving by plane at Schiphol Airport

From Schiphol National Airport it is easy to travel by train to Leiden and Haarlem. Plan your train trip by using the website of the National Railways: NS.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Lange St. Agnietenstraat 10
2312 WC Leiden
+31 (0)71 - 751 99 99

How to get here

It is a 10 minute walk from Leiden’s Central Station to the museum. If you plan to come by car, we suggest you use the Lammermarkt underground car park, situated next to the windmill. From there, it is a 3 minute walk to our museum. See map

Teylers Museum
Spaarne 16
2011 CH Haarlem
+31 (0)23 - 516 09 60

How to get here

Teylers Museum is easy to reach by car and train. If you come by train, the museum is 10 minutes' walk from Central Station in Haarlem,
See map 

Plan your train trip by using the website of the National Railways: NS.

Visa and Passport

Citizens of EU countries do not need a visa to enter the Netherlands. For other countries we recommended that you visit the official website of the Dutch government: Visas for the Netherlands

Important note:  Your travel document must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter the EU. Depending on your nationality, there may be additional requirements. Detailed information is given at the above website


Leiden has a relatively small inner city, with ample hotel within easy reach from the museum. Literally around the corner is the Best Western City Hotel Leiden and not much further the City Hotel Nieuw Minerva. But there are much more on close distance.

Please book yourself via websites like:


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