A cozy wine bar on the Apothekersdijk. They have 200 wines on the wine list, of which certainly more than 60 by the glass. If you explain to one of our employees what you love, they will certainly come up with a glass of wine that positively surprises you.
The Uyl van Hoogland
Right in the center of Leiden, next to the famous Hooglandse Church, you will find the Uyl van Hoogland. Over the past forty years, this café has grown into one of the most famous pubs in Leiden. In the evening it is almost always pleasantly busy. The public is of all ages and in addition to normal pilsner, they also have numerous specialty beers, on tap or bottle.
On the Aalmarkt, in line with the Nieuwe Rijn, you will find the Stadsbrouwhuis. If you like specialty beer this is the ideal place to have a beer. Not only do they make different types of beers themselves, but they also have about 30 taps. In addition, they serve various snacks and can always provide you with the right advice. Tip! Take the tasting of specialty beers. This way you can taste different styles from different breweries.
Next to us, 2 doors down, is café L'esperance; one of Leiden's oldest cafes where you have been welcome since 1814. A café rich in traditions and history. Here you can enjoy a nice cold beer and a snack. Much of the lunch and drinks menu is homemade.
"Neko, The Cat in Japanese Art"
The Japan Museum Sieboldhuis has the exhibition 'Neko. The cat in Japanese art '. Traditional and contemporary Japanese prints, rare drawings, objects, beautiful scroll paintings and contemporary photographs show the role of the cat in Japanese art through the ages. Big and small lovers of cats and Japanese art should not miss this exhibition!
2-6-2020 to 13-9-2020
Pilgrims to America - and the Limits of Freedom
'Pilgrims to America - and the Limits of Freedom' explores the limits of freedom. The exhibition shows the remarkable journey of the Pilgrims at the beginning of the seventeenth century. From the England they came from, via the city of Leiden, where they spent eleven years in voluntary exile, to the world of the Native Americans they colonized.
2-6-2020 to 13-9-2020
"Treasure Island Boerhaave"
What do you have to do as a doctor on board a ship in the 17th century? You learn what a real surgeon had in his closet. For example an amputation saw! As a real scientist you will find strange animals and plants and do all kinds of experiments along the way. And of course a helmsman in the Golden Age does not have a GPS, he uses the stars and the sun! How? Try it out in Treasure Island!
6/1/2020 to 1/1/2021