Huygens' Swaensteyn
Art & culture at the Vliet
Visual arts
Voorburg: artists’ village
Prinses Marianne
a life of love and art
Romans on the Vliet Canal
Roman discoveries

Museum Swaensteyn

Your visit
Please note

Most exhibitions are in Dutch, but art speaks no language, you can enjoy it during a visit! 


Adults   €12,50
Children aged 6 to 18   €7,50
Children aged 5 and younger  free
Museumkaart  free
Members Hofwijck/ICOM  free
CJP/Cultuurkaart   €7,50

Opening times

12.00 – 17.00
Wednes. / Thurs. /Fri./Sat./Sun.

The museum is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and public holidays, except Boxing Day.


Adress & Route

Huygens' Swaensteyn
Herenstraat 101
2271 CC Voorburg
Telephone +31 (0)70 386 1673

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What is there to see?
Permanent exhibition

Forum Hadriania, Princess Marianne and the art and culture of Leidschendam-Voorburg are a part of the main collection.

What's On

Permanent collection Huygens' Swaensteyn, Frida Holleman, Marian Gobius, Albert Termote, Gerke Henkes, Hubert Bekman, Aart van den Ijssel, Anton Mauve, Barend Brouwer, Voorburg in photos, Romans Forum Hadriani, Prinses Marianne.

Welcome at Huygens' Swaensteyn

Huygens' Swaensteyn is the house of history, art and culture in Voorburg and Leidschendam. The museum is established in the Notary house in the Herenstraat, one of the oldest buildings in the historical centre of Voorburg. The Museum presents at least four temporary exhibitions a year. The Romans, Forum Hadriani and the extraordinary life of Princess Marianne of the Netherlands are also a part of the main Collection.

Guided Tours

You want to visit Huygens' Swaensteyn with a private tour guide? Or do you want to organize a lesson for your students. We can arrange it for you!

City beacons

On several places in Leidschendam-Voorburg, you will find information on the city beacons. This beacons show information about historical events, buildings, persons or developments.


The Museum offers lessons for children; ‘Maak kennis met kunst’, ‘Terug naar de Romeinen’, 'Beeldenroute' en 'Kerkarchitectuur'.