School admission prices
for pupils and supervisors

An overview of our prices is given below.*

Workshop** €7 per student
Exhibition program** €6 per student
Self-guided groups €6 per student
Extracurricular care/children's groups €6 per child
Parking card for schools/extracurricular care/children's groups €4 per vehicle
Supervisors €0

*Discount cards, such as the Museum card and the VriendenLoterij VIP CARD, are not valid for school visits.
**After an exhibition program or workshop, there is one hour to independently view the (other) galleries in the museum.

Time slots
for schools

To accommodate programs for schools, the museum uses the following time slots. Please note that programs can only be booked for the times indicated below. A self-guided visit lasts a maximum of two hours and can be booked at the following times: 10:30h, 11:00h, 13:30h and 14:00h.

10:00 - 11:30h exhibition program
10:00 - 12:00h workshop
10:45 - 12:15h exhibition program
13:00 - 14:30h exhibition program
13:00 - 15:00h workshop
13:45 - 15:15h exhibition program
14:30 - 16:00h exhibition program

minimum per group

Primary education groups 1 and 2 one supervisor for every five students
Primary education groups 3 to 8 one supervisor for every ten students
Secondary education one supervisor for every twenty students
Secondary Vocational Education and Training (VET) one supervisor for every thirty students
Higher education (hbo/wo) no supervisors required

More supervisors from school are greatly appreciated! Supervisors have free access.

en parkeermogelijkheden

De hoofdingang van Naturalis bevindt zich aan Darwinweg 2 te Leiden. Naturalis is bereikbaar met het openbaar vervoer of per auto/bus. Het adres van het parkeerterrein van Naturalis is Mendelweg 2 te Leiden en bevindt zich aan de achterzijde van het museum.

Touringcars kunnen niet op het parkeerterrein van Naturalis parkeren. Hiervoor verwijzen wij je door naar Parking Leiden aan de Haagweg te Leiden. Neem vooraf contact met hen op.
De bus kan stoppen voor de hoofdingang of aan de zijkant van het museum om de leerlingen in en uit te laten stappen.


During school vacations (all regions) we do not take school reservations. Below is a list of national school vacations. For current dates, please check the government website.

School year 2023-2024

Fall break October 14 to October 29, 2023
Christmas vacation December 23, 2023 to January 7, 2024
Spring break 10 to 25 February 2024
May vacation 27 April - 5 May 2024
Summer vacation July 6 through September 1, 2024

Prepare thoroughly
Special education

Are you coming to Naturalis with a special education group? If so, we have created a preparatory presentation that you can show in class in preparation for a visit.

To the presentation


Naturally, a number of house rules apply in our museum. You can find them in our General Conditions for School and Group Visits.

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