National Museum Boerhaave

In National Museum Boerhaave you can discover the most important discoveries from Dutch scientific history, such as astronomy, medicine and physics. The museum is one of the various national museums in Leiden and is named after scientist Herman Boerhaave. He worked at the University in Leiden and was director of Hortus Botanicus Leiden.

In addition to the permanent presentation, the National Museum Boerhaave also features changing exhibitions on various themes.

Public transport

National Museum Boerhaave is easily accessible by public transport. Sassenheim railway station is located at a walking distance of 10 minutes from our hotel. From here a train leaves four times an hour to Leiden Central Station. The station in Leiden is approximately 10 minutes walking distance from the National Museum Boerhaave. Upon arrival at Leiden Central Station, you can also choose to travel by bus to the museum. Check HTM for the most up-to-date travel advice.


In addition to public transport, you can also choose to go by car to National Museum Boerhaave. Via the A44 you can reach the museum in about 15 minutes. Parking is available at Parking Haagweg in Leiden. From there, there are free shuttle buses that will take you to the entrance of the museum and then pick you up again.

Rent a bike

At the reception of our hotel we offer various top quality bicycles for our hotel guests that you can reserve in advance. We have both regular and electric bicycles at our disposal. In approximately 30 minutes you can reach National Museum Boerhaave from our hotel. When you arrive at the museum, you can park your bicycle on the Vrouwenkerkplein, which is directly opposite the museum.

For more information and to order your tickets, please visit the National Museum Boerhaave website.