Leiden is the capital region of museums
No other city in the Netherlands has so many extraordinary museums within walking distance from each other, offering a large array of nature, art and culture. Exhibitions, workshops and events bring these special collections to life. During weekends and holidays, children are treated to exciting and fun activities.
Leiden has 13 fantastic museums counting the CORPUS 'Reis door de Mens' in Oegstgeest as well. Dinosaur skeletons, masterpieces by Rembrandt and Lievens, Wajang puppets from Indonesia, the medical history of bloodletting and breast prosthetics, an Egyptian temple, treasures from Japan and everything about the relief of Leyden: you will find all of this and more in Leiden's museums.