Heritage open days Leiden


Academy building

Open / Sat Sun

Rapenburg 73

/ Partly guided tours only / Possible queues / Walk-in concerts of Leiden choirs see Music tab 

The oldest and most beautiful building of Leiden University. It was originally the chapel of the convent of White Nuns before it was taken over by the university in 1581.

Photocredits: ??? (overview page) -  above: detail of wall covering in the garden room:  ┬ęClaudia Claas (above) - right: charcoal drawing from 1865 

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