Opening times and prices

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday from 11.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Closed on Mondays, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and King’s Day
Open on Boxing Day, New Years Eve and during Easter, Ascension and Whit Sunday



Adults € 12
Family ticket Museum
(two adults + children)

€ 16
(CJP, AlkmaarPas)

€ 8

Free admission for:
Young people under 18, Friends of the Museum, Museumcard, ICOM, Rembrandt Society

Address & Route

Canadaplein 1
1811 KE Alkmaar
Tel: 072 - 5489789

Parking or Public transport? See FAQ at the bottom of the page.

The museum has easy access for the disabled. There are two wheelchairs; please telephone and we will reserve one for you!

Visit Alkmaar

You’re coming to Alkmaar for a day and want to visit the museum. It’s a really good idea to know what to expect and what there is to see in the museum. But perhaps you’ve already decided and you’re coming to see a special room or exhibition? Or perhaps you want to visit our Museum Shop or have lunch in the Museum Café. We hope this website will give you useful tips and clear information. If you have any suggestions for improving the website we are always pleased to hear them, so email them to

Visit Alkmaar
Alkmaar is an attractive city of culture with a rich history. It has several museums and splendid monuments including the Grote or Sint Laurenskerk. The many original boutiques in the ‘old town’ make Alkmaar a true shoppers’ paradise. After a day visiting museums and shopping, you can enjoy the friendly cafés and restaurants. And of course you don’t want to miss the famous cheese market between April and September.

Tourist information Alkmaar

Canadaplein Alkmaar

Current exhibitions 

ANWB Gastvrij punt

Vanaf nu is Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar ook een gastvrij-punt voor fietsers. Een goede plek om uw fietstocht te starten of om even op adem te komen. Het Museumcafé biedt de fietskaarthouders van de ANWB een leuke lunchkorting.

ANWB Gastvrij


We would also like to know your opinion about your visit to Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar!

Parking & Public transport?

By car
Travelling by private transport? Follow the parking route (P) through the city. There are several parking areas in and around the city.

Directly next to our museum there is a parking garage De Vest, address: Paternosterstraat 18, 1811 KG in Alkmaar. Or APCOA Parking, address: Bagijnenstraat 13, 1811 KA in Alkmaar (website). Plan your trip with Google Maps.

By Public transport / walking distance
The museum is within walking distance of Alkmaar Central Station (approx. 10 minutes). You can also take the bus from the station.