Free museum visit on 3 October

You can visit Museum De Lakenhal for free every year on 3 October to witnes the history of the Leidens Siege and Relief.

Leiden loves history and Leiden people are proud of their own city's past. It has therefore been a long-standing tradition for many Leiden citizens to visit Museum De Lakenhal on 3 October to view the tangible memories of Leiden's Siege and Relief. And fortunately, this will also be possible in 2024! Come and admire - in between all the festivities in the city - such masterpieces as The Self-Sacrifice of Mayor Van der Werff by Matthijs van Bree, the contemporary interpretation by Erwin Olaf, the hutspot kettle, the pigeon notes, the emergency coins and the Lanckaert carpet.

Practical information:

Date: 3 October
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Price: free