Museum Swaensteyn

Your visit
Please note

The museum is closed due to the Coronavirus. 

A reservation is obligated, you can make a reservation in the online reservationsystem here

The museum follows the guidelines of the RIVM and the Museumvereniging.

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


Adults                                        €6*
Children aged 6 to 18                €3*
Children aged up to 5                free
Museumkaart                             free
Members Museum Swaensteyn  free**
CJP/Cultuurkaart                        €3*
Familyticket                               €15*

*Excl. €1,- booking fee

** Are you a Member of the museum? Make a reservation for your tickets by email to

Ticket includes a free audio guide for adults or children. 

Opening times

The museum is closed due to the Coronavirus. 

13.00 – 17.00
Thurs. /Fri./Sat./Sun.

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


Adress & Route

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

Friends of Museum Swaensteyn

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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

The museum is closed due to the Coronavirus. 

Welcome at Museum Swaensteyn

Museum 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 Museum 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'.