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Here you can find information about our opening hours and ticket prizes.

From 2 January 2023 onwards, our new opening hours and rates apply:
In autumn and winter (21 September to 20 March) from 10:00 - 17:00.
In spring and summer (21 March to 20 September) from 9:00 - 18:00.


  • Dogs are not allowed in the Hortus. Exceptions are made for assistance dogs.
  • Hortus botanicus Leiden also sells Museum Cards. These give free access to the garden and more than 400 other museums in the Netherlands. Ask at the ticket desk: €64.90 for adults, €32.45 for people up to 18 years of age.

Entrance fees

  • Day ticket adult €9,00
  • Children 4-12 years, CJP €3,50
  • Museumkaart; Leiden University students free
  • Leiden University staff and students from other universities, MBO and HBO (student pass) €3,50
  • Groups (from 15 persons) €8,00
  • Hortus botanicus Leiden Friend card and holders Museumkaart + Leiden University students free
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