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Frequently asked questions

Faq's

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A regular ticket for the LAM museum costs 7.50 euros, for a child even only 5 euros. That is considerably lower than in other museums. The LAM museum originates from the VandenBroek Foundation. This foundation would like to pass on the joy of art. Thanks to the foundation’s mission, we can keep admission prices low. This makes the museum accessible to a wide audience. There is even the possibility to book a sponsored ticket. With a sponsored ticket, you visit the museum free of charge.
We think that an optimal visit lasts a maximum of one hour. During that hour you can discover a lot and you will leave the building feeling refreshed and full of energy. Have you seen everything? Impossible! We advise you to take a good look at a few works of art and save the rest for later. Of course you are free to stay longer. We close at 5 p.m.
You cannot use your Museum card or ICOM card to enter the museum. No worries: sponsored visits to the LAM are available. Although sponsored entry is free, you will still need a ticket. Places are limited and all tickets have a start time.
The LAM museum is open on: Wednesday 10am – 5pm Friday 10am – 5pm Saturday 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 5pm During holidays we are open extra on Thursdays. To ensure that all visitors have a pleasant time in the LAM, we work with tickets with a starting time. View and reserve the available places on our website. Days and times that are fully booked are no longer clickable. We are often open extra days during holidays. You will always find the current opening days with the tickets.
You can change your tickets up to 24 hours in advance. The email with your tickets contains a link to your own Online Environment. You can reschedule your tickets via that link.
The LAM museum is located on the Keukenhof Estate in Lisse, across the street from the world-famous Keukenhof flower exhibition. We are good neighbors, but we have nothing to do with each other in terms of content. While Keukenhof receives 1.4 million visitors in a short time, we are open all year round for a limited number of visitors. With the limited capacity, we can provide a lot of personal attention. The LAM museum and Keukenhof Castle Estate have a separate parking lot where you can park for free.
In the LAM museum, all works of art have something to do with food, drinks or shopping. Simple subjects, specially depicted. The LAM museum has the largest food art collection in the world.
With the sponsored tickets you can visit the museum free of charge. Partners of the LAM museum are happy to finance your visit. The sponsored tickets can be ordered by everyone on the website. You decide who pays. Our sponsored tickets make the LAM museum accessible to all.
Assistance dogs are welcome in the LAM. Other dogs are not allowed in the museum, even if they are in a bag or basket.
On Thursdays we are exclusively open to school classes that have made a reservation with us. A regular visit is not possible on during these days. During the school holidays we are open to the regular public. You can find these Thursdays in the ticket agenda.
Yes, you always need a ticket with a starting time to visit the LAM museum. These tickets can only be ordered via the website. We work with tickets with starting times so that it is never too busy or crowded. You can order a ticket shortly in advance, up to 15 minutes before your desired starting time (provided there is room).
We work with tickets with starting times so that it is never too busy for you. With the starting times and limited capacity you get the personal attention you deserve.
You can always order tickets for the LAM museum online via our website. This can be done up to 15 minutes in advance, provided there is room. We do not have a cash register in the museum.
The LAM Museum is easily accessible to the disabled and wheelchair users. With our elevator you can reach all rooms. We have two wheelchairs to borrow that can also be used as walkers. Want to be sure of a wheelchair or walker? Please call or email in advance and indicate the day and time we can keep the wheelchair or walker free for you.
Great that you are interested in our LAM museum! The museum is at its best when people explore together, of course with the help of our Viewing Coaches. The museum is ideally suited for families, couples and other small groups. A visit with a large group (more than 10 people at a time) is not possible in the LAM museum, with the exception of school classes.
You can park easily and for free in the parking lot of Keukenhof Castle and the LAM museum. From there it is a few minutes’ walk to the museum.

Facilities

The LAM Museum is easily accessible to the disabled and wheelchair users. With our elevator you can reach all rooms. We have two wheelchairs to borrow that can also be used as walkers. Want to be sure of a wheelchair or walker? Please call or email in advance and indicate the day and time we can keep the wheelchair or walker free for you.
There is a public cloakroom and lockers. The lockers work with a numerical code that you devise yourself.
There are no catering facilities in the LAM museum. Restaurant De Hofboerderij is located 75 meters from the museum on the Keukenhof Estate. You can also go to restaurant Het Tussenstation, a 12-minute walk from the museum. For space and good food, visit Landgoed Tespelduyn. There are also many cozy places in the center of Lisse.
You can park easily and for free in the parking lot of Keukenhof Castle and the LAM museum. From there it is a few minutes’ walk to the museum.

Accessibility

You can park easily and for free in the parking lot of Keukenhof Castle and the LAM museum. From there it is a few minutes’ walk to the museum.

Families & schools

park?

Free and within walking distance

Parking area of Keukenhof estate

Keukenhof 14

2161 AN Lisse

Now closed

10:00 -

17:00

Opening hours

On these days, you are more than welcome
Wednesday

10:00 -

17:00

Thursday
Exclusively open to schools

10:00 -

17:00

Friday

10:00 -

17:00

Saturday

10:00 -

17:00

Sunday

10:00 -

17:00

On Thursdays, we are exclusively open for schools, except during school holidays.

Special

Opening hours

Thursdays for school groups
Thursdays at the LAM museum are reserved for school groups. We need the whole day to turn primary schoolers into LAM trainees and LAM experts!
Public and school holidays

During public Holidays the LAM museum is often extra open on Thursday.

Only tickets with start time

To give you all the time and attention you deserve
Choose your day and start time in advance. Then simply turn up at the time of arrival on your ticket, and we’ll give you all the time and attention you deserve.

Collection

What’s there

to see?

The LAM museum’s collection includes 3D images, art installations, paintings, sound art and digital art. That sounds like a lot (it is!). But there’s method in the madness: each work focuses on food, drink or shopping. Did we mention the LAM museum has the world’s largest collection of food art?

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Erwin Olaf
Do Ho Suh
Folkert de Jong
Kim Habers
Elise 't Hart
Ty Locke

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Bingo!

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Tips from our Viewing Coaches

Get tailor-made tips

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Snack happiness at the estate

In September 2022, irresistible XXL French fries trays from theater company Tryater stood around the LAM museum. The fries were left out so you could relax in them.

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Candy Floss Workshop

During the May holidays of 2023, the LAM museum was briefly the studio of cotton candy artist Martijntje Cornelia. Together with visitors she worked on a life-size self-portrait, of course made of cotton candy.

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Activities

What can you

do?

The LAM museum adds spice and sparkle to every visit. Ready for a brain-teasing picture hunt or a fun game? Can you get a full house on your own personal bingo card? Or maybe you want to tingle your tastebuds? Our surprise activities are designed to change not only your perspective on the art you see but also on the life you live.
Viewing Coaches

Who will you

meet?

The LAM museum’s Viewing Coaches bring every work of art to life and make every visitor’s experience special.

They give you tips. They help you change your perspective. And they are ready to listen if you want to talk about what you’ve discovered or how the art has inspired or impacted you.
Viewing Coaches

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Lottie
Neeltje
Milly
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The LAM museum building itself

is arguably part of the collection

Some visitors say it’s the best work of art at the LAM museum. Designed by Arie Korbee, the raised museum looks right at home in the canopy.

A simply special

museum experience

We can talk the talk. But the only words that matter are yours. Here’s what you have to say about us.
Claudia PetersClaudia Peters
11:47 30 Oct 23
Zo leuk. Mooi gebouw onder architectuur, gevarieerd aanbod, lekker fleurig. Ik... blijf mij positief verrassen. Ga hier vaker heen. Aansluitend met een wandeling door het bos.read more
Peter DijtPeter Dijt
17:57 29 Oct 23
Goed museum van 'Dirk' over.... (ik zal het niet verklappen) past ook niet in... de stijl van het museum. Geen infobordjes aan de muren, maar met de aardige kijkcoaches kom je een eind. Start met de lift omhoog naar de derde etage en loop rustig terug. Prima.Er is geen horeca. Maar vlakbij is er het cafetaria van kasteel Keukenhof.read more
Arthur van den BoornArthur van den Boorn
08:32 29 Oct 23
Erg leuk museum met verrassende kunst in een leuke omgeving. Top voor kids
Pennie Arbouw-HeimansPennie Arbouw-Heimans
06:55 29 Oct 23
Wat een verrassing! En zulke fijne gezellige hosts waar je een heerlijk gesprek... over kunst mee kan aangaan en die echt geïnteresseerd in je zijn en tijd voor je hebben! Aanrader, we gaan zeker weer n keer mini vakantie-een (ook voor t gebouw en de omgeving: dikke aanrader).read more
Corrie LoogmanCorrie Loogman
14:17 23 Oct 23
Prachtig modern gebouw met veel licht. Een heldere uitleg bij binnenkomst over... de collectie en de unieke wijze waarop bezoekers antwoord kunnen krijgen op vragen.Op de verschillende verdiepingen waren kijkcoaches die enthousiast en kundig uitleg gaven.Een aanrader.read more
naomi plaatnaomi plaat
21:04 28 Sep 23
Veelzijdig, verrassend en gewoon leuk - voor iedereen!Prachtig museum,... vriendelijk ontvangst, prettige sfeer, en veelzijdige collectie.Interactie met de kijkcoaches is een unieke toegevoegde waarde. Toegang is spotgoedkoop dus hebben wij extra sponsor bedrag gegeven.Mooi park met ook een kasteel, bloementuin en weiland, beelden en restaurant de hofboerderij.Heerlijke middag gehad in Lisse.Makkelijk en gratis parkeren. Schone toiletten. Kluisjes. Vooraf tijdslot reserveren is wel handig.read more
Jelle WestraJelle Westra
15:06 27 Sep 23
Geweldig leuk museum! Geen hoogdraverij, maar aansprekende eigentijdse... kunstwerken die je verrassen en intrigeren. Prima app om meer te weten te komen over de kunstwerken. Maar nog leuker is het om in gesprek te raken met de verschillende enthousiaste medewerkers die overal rondlopen. Als je de tijd hebt kun je hier makkelijk 1 a 2 uur rondbrengen. Het is een prachtig gebouw in een mooie groene setting waar je leuk kunt wandelen.read more
Neeltje van der WoudenNeeltje van der Wouden
13:17 18 Sep 23
Het LAMmuseum is een verborgen parel! Wat een prachtige collectie in een licht... modern gebouw op een geweldig mooi landgoed. Een warm welkom bij binnenkomst en je word in iedere zaal vriendelijk en op verfrissende wijze te woord gestaan door de Kijkcoaches. Hier gaat het om anders en écht kijken. Wat doet de kunst met mij? Dat levert interessante en inspirerende gesprekken op! Een aanrader voor jong en oud!read more
Richard WeringRichard Wering
06:54 22 Jul 23
Het is een fantastisch museum. De medewerkers doen hun best om met jou de... kunst te beleven. We hadden inspirerende gesprekken over kunst. Je voelt je welkom.De kunst is van hoge kwaliteit, zeer goede kunstwerken soms van belangrijke kunstenaars. De keuze van het werk heeft als thema voedsel of de consumptiemaatschappij. Het is toegankelijke kunst, die je toch aan het denken zet. Anders doen de medewerkers of de interactieve app het wel.Niet twijfelen gewoon gaan ervaren.read more
Claudia PetersClaudia Peters
11:47 30 Oct 23
So funny. Beautiful architectural building, varied offering, nice and colorful.... I continue to be positively surprised. Go here more often. Followed by a walk through the forest.read more
Pennie Arbouw-HeimansPennie Arbouw-Heimans
06:55 29 Oct 23
What a surprise! And such wonderful, friendly hosts with whom you can have a... wonderful conversation about art and who are really interested in you and have time for you! Recommended, we will definitely go for a mini holiday again (also for the building and the surrounding area: highly recommended).read more
Willem JanssenWillem Janssen
17:02 28 Sep 23
LAM is a beautiful museum with a wonderful, modern art collection around the... theme of food. The approach of the "spectator coaches" is great, you learn a lot more than usual, and you have to ask the right questions. The visit to LAM takes a good hour and if you add the sculpture garden two hours. We came with a group of 22 and we were split into three groups (maximum of 10 people can enter at a time). Everyone enjoyed it and the rest of the day we kept on talking about what we had seen.read more
Liz NixonLiz Nixon
11:50 15 Aug 23
Great museum, very friendly and helpful staff. The current expo themed around... food showing all sorts of weird and wonderful items, and being able to sample some of the icecream afterwards was a treat.Set in the beautiful location of Keukenhof Castle, you can go for a walk around the gardens while you are there. I will definitely visit again.read more
Madzia KoseńczukMadzia Koseńczuk
06:32 20 Jun 23
Very unique museum ? based on consumerism. Each artwork is amazing and worth... thinking of ?read more
Maarten de GrootMaarten de Groot
20:07 08 Apr 23
Awesome museum! It starts with the beautifully architecture of the building,... but then the central theme of food & consumption, the very visually appealing art and the whole concept of "just walk around and have a chat with us, or we with you" instead of endless signs turns this into an experience that myself and my 4 year old son absolutely loved!read more
marceline suijsmarceline suijs
17:07 09 Jan 23
Very interesting art. A mixed collection with something to everybody’s liking.... I love the way there are no signs and you have to connect with the museum staff if you want to know more about the art. Like with the artwork, you connect easier with some than others, so also on a social level very interesting. A place for everybody!read more
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Find your soulmate

in the LAM museum

They say everyone has a soulmate; a person where everything falls into place. Would that also apply to art? Is there a work of art that makes you shine? We believe so.

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Special news

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News

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