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Rapenburg 28
2311 EW Leiden
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071 - 51 63 163

Het Rijksmuseum van de Oudheden in Leiden
National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden
The museum displays world-renowned sarcophagi
The National Museum of Antiquities is a kid-approved museum
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Gilded silver helmet

At the National Museum of Antiquities, the ancient world and archaeology come to life. A complete Egyptian temple and more take you on a journey to ancient Egypt. You can also discover prehistory, Roman times and the Middle Ages.

Ancient civilizations

The collection offers an appreciation of the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Classical Antiquity and the Near East, along with the Netherlands in prehistoric, Roman and medieval times. Displays include world-renowned sarcophagi, majestic imperial statues and ancient jewelry.

The museum holds various temporary exhibitions, lectures, audio tours, scavenger hunts and activities for children during the school holidays.


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The mummy case of priest Panehsy and Dionysos

The mummy case of priest Panehsy and Dionysos, the god of wine, intoxication, and ecstasy. Discover the highlights of the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (National Museum of Antiquities).

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