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The Hortus botanicus Leiden is open.

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Additional information:

  • Our opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 18:00 (last entry 17:30).
  • The Hortus Grand Cafe is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 18 pm. Reserve a table.
  • The shop is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:30.
  • The toilets in the Wintergarden, in the Observatory and in the Garden House are open between 10:00 and 18:00.
  • More information about parking can be found here.
  • More information about renting out event venues can be found here.


  • 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 €8,00
  • 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) €2,50
  • Groups (from 15 persons) €6,50
  • Hortus botanicus Leiden Friend card and holders Museumkaart + Leiden University students free
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