These Leiden Museums are participating in our projects:

Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken  (Leiden Heritage) is hét cultuurhistorisch centrum voor gemeente Leiden en de regio. Hier werken archivisten, bouw- en architectuurhistorici, archeologen, en molenaars als erfgoedprofessionals samen aan regionale historie van Leiden en Omstreken.

Naturalis is de pleisterplek in Nederland waar kennis over natuur en biodiversiteit wordt opgebouwd en gedeeld. Het instituut is museum, wetenschappelijk instituut en leeromgeving. Samen met stakeholders ontwikkelt Naturalis nieuwe leerlijnen om een breed publiek te bereiken, zodat diversiteit in opleiding en culturele achtergrond van de Nederlandse bevolking wordt weerspiegeld in het museumbezoek.

Leiden American Pilgrim Museum

The Leiden American Pilgrim Museum Foundation (LAPMF) is a Dutch non-profit cultural and educational “ANBI stichting”, chartered in 1997, that promotes awareness of the significance of the Pilgrims in the Dutch-American heritage. The foundation’s RSIN is 8063.07.717. As indicated also on this website’s Visitor Information page, the museum address is Beschuitsteeg 9 in Leiden; the mailing address is Albertine Agnesstraat 80, 2316 EV Leiden, The Netherlands.

The Hortus botanicus Leiden is the oldest botanical garden in The Netherlands. The oldest section of the Hortus, dating back to 1590, is the current Front Garden. It has been renovated with new plants and in 2000, a new glasshouse was added to form the Winter Garden.

Museum van VolkenkundeMuseum Volkenkunde – the National Museum of Ethnology – is a museum about people. Museum Volkenkunde presents regularly changing exhibitions and its permanent display features objects from eight different cultural regions. Objects that all have a story to tell about humankind. Stories about universal human themes like mourning, celebration, ornamentation, prayer, conflict; stories that inspire visitors to find out more about the huge cultural diversity to be found in the world. From Oceania to the Arctic, from Geisha to the Buddha, and from Mecca to Leiden: come to Museum Volkenkunde and discover that, despite cultural differences, we are all essentially the same.

Het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden The National Museum of Antiquities brings archaeology and the ancient world to life. At our museum, everyone can discover the age-old civilizations of Egypt, the Classical World, the ancient Near East, and the Netherlands in prehistoric, Roman, and medieval times. The National Museum of Antiquities has some 180,000 objects in its collection, divided into four areas:

  1. Egypt
  2. Classical Antiquity (Greeks, Romans, and Etruscans)
  3. the Ancient Near East
  4. the Netherlands (prehistory, the Roman period, and the Middle Ages)