January – March 12.00 – 17.00 Sat./Sun
April – December 12.00 – 17.00 Tues./Wed./Thurs./Sat./Sun.
On the 26th of April the museum is open from 14.00-17.00h.
Hofwijck is closed during the following holidays:
Thursday 27 april King's day
Thursday 25 mei Ascension
The museum is closed on public holidays, except Boxing Day.
If you would like to book a group visit to Huygensmuseum Hofwijck outside the regular opening times, please contact us by calling +31 (0)70 387 2311 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children aged 6 to 18 €3.00
Children aged 5 and under free
Members of the Hofwijck Association free
Ticket includes a free audio guide for adults or children
Please note: The basement and first and second floors of the Hofwijck house do not have wheelchair access. Wheelchair users are welcome to visit the ground-floor Pronkzaal, but are kindly requested to notify us in advance.
2275 AD Voorburg
Telephone +31 (0)70 387 2311
Huygens' Hofwijck is located at Stationsplein in Voorburg and has excellent bus and rail links.
Plan your journey by public transport using the public transport journey planner or the NS journey planner.
If you are planning to come by car, there is plenty of parking available on Stationsplein and under the railway viaduct. Parking is free for up to two hours using your blue parking disk.
You can also visit Huygens' Hofwijck by boat from The Hague. For information about boat trips and prices, see the website of De Ooievaart.
If you would like to enjoy the wonderful story of Hofwijck, we will be glad to arrange a guided tour which is available for large and small groups. If required the guided tour can be tailored to your own requirements; tours take around one hour.
Hofwijck offers guided tours for groups of up to 60 people, with approximately 20 people per guide. Tours cost €50.00 per guide, excluding admission to the museum. You are welcome to combine the guided tour with a lunch, high tea, drinks reception or dinner. For more information, or to book a guided tour, please send an email to email@example.com or call +31 (0)70-3872311.
Are you planning a special day out with your family, friends or colleagues? Or would you like to dine in style? Let Hofwijck advise you on a suitable package to meet your requirements. For example, a tour of Hofwijck combined with a lunch or high tea in the traditional Dutch kitchen or a dinner in the ornate Pronkzaal.
Or you could extend your visit to Hofwijck with a city walk through the Huygens quarter in Voorburg and a visit to Swaensteyn Museum, or a boat trip on the Vliet with canal tour company De Ooievaart. To arrange a made-to-measure package, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call +31 (0)70-3872311.
If you are interested in the history of the Dutch garden and you enjoy visiting special parks and gardens, then a visit to Hofwijck is not to be missed! The garden of the Hofwijck estate is the only garden in the Netherlands to have been designed in the shape of the human body. The design was conceived by Constantijn Huygens in 1641 and inspired by the Roman architect Vitruvius who lived in the first century BC. Please contact us for information about our special guided tour of the garden.