Plan your visit

Address and accessibility
Museum de Schat van Simpelveld
Kloosterstraat 68
6369 AE  Simpelveld

Telephone: +31(0)45-2031099

By car
From the A76 take exit 7 (Simpelveld) to the N281. After 1.2 km, turn right onto Nijswillerweg. At the roundabout, take the second exit Oranjeplein / Dorpstraat. The second street on your right is Kloosterstraat. You will usually find sufficient parking space at the museum.

Public transport
The nearest station is Heerlen. From there there are bus connections to Oranjeplein in Simpelveld. From there it is 600 meters to the museum. Click here
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With the Miljoenenlijn
Combine a museum visit with a train journey of the Miljoenenlijn. Enjoy a historic ride through the most beautiful landscape in the Netherlands. For more information, visit It is a 950 meter walk from the historic Simpelveld station to the museum.

50% discount on entrance to the museum with a Miljoenenlijn ticket
On presentation of your Miljoenenlijn train ticket you will receive a 50% discount on entrance to the museum up to 1 week after your travel date. Note: not valid in combination with other discount promotions.

The museum is accessible for disabled people and wheelchair users. The first floor is only accessible for wheelchairs up to 90 cm wide. Guides can report to the reception, an employee will then accompany you to the disabled entrance. Guides do not pay an entrance fee. Mobility scooters are unfortunately not allowed in the museum.


Adjusted opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 – 17:00
Thursday 11:00 – 17:00
Friday 11:00 – 17:00
Saturday 13:00 – 17:00
Sunday 13:00 – 17:00

24 – 26 December , 31 December and New Year’s Day, Carnival, Easter Sunday, Whit Sunday

Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday

Entrance fees       
Adults: €8,-
Youth to 18 years: free
Groups*: €6,- (per person)
Guided tours** : €25,-

* Price from 8 people, only after reservation.
** Price per tour and only after reservation, maximum group size 10 people per tour.

Educational programs
Educational programs have been developed especially for school groups with a combination of discovering, doing and experiencing.

Timely reservation is important. Look here for more information.