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Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is the Netherlands’ treasure chamber of science and medicine. What were the major discoveries in the history of science in the Netherlands? Who were the researchers behind them and how great is the impact of their discoveries on our lives today? Find out more about their inventions and join us in thinking about today’s big issues. With a collection spanning five centuries of research and innovation and based on close collaboration with prominent modern scientists, Rijksmuseum Boerhaave offers visitors of all ages a fascinating insight into the world of science.

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Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Lange Sint Agnietenstraat 10
2312 WC Leiden

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology History & Anthropology


Children Profession & Craft Animals Astronomy

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm


On public holidays the museum is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
On January 1st, April 26th 2014 (King's Day), October 3rd and December 25th the museum is closed.

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0 - 3 Free
4 - 17 €5.50
18 and over €13.00
Rembrandtkaart Valid
CJP Pass €8.00
Museumkaart Valid
Students Free

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

  • Audio tour

  • Credit card


Lange Sint Agnietenstraat 10, Leiden, The Netherlands




Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


Rijksmuseum Boerhaave has 2 ratings.

Friday, January 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016
(Review in Dutch)

Een heel leuk museum, ook voor kinderen! Vooral de waterspeeltuin op de binnenplaats en het anatomisch theater zijn de favorieten van mijn zoon.

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