House rules

In the interests of safety and to protect the collection, the following rules must be observed at all times during your visit to the Philips museum:  

  • Items such as large bags, rucksacks and umbrellas are not permitted in the exhibition areas. These items can be deposited in the lockers provided free of charge.
  • Photography is only permitted for your own personal use (no flashlight photography or tripods) (commercial photography and press photography by prior arrangement).
  • Pets are not permitted in the museum, with the exception of registered guide dogs.
  • It is not permitted to bring and consume your own (alcoholic) drinks and/or food in the museum.
  • Alcoholic drinks may not be consumed anywhere other than in the museum café.
  • Alcohol will not be served to:
    -    persons under the age of 18 years
    -    persons who are driving groups of visitors.
  • The management wishes to discourage visitors from driving if they are over the legal alcohol limit. In line with this, the museum reserves the right to refuse to serve alcoholic drinks.
  • In accordance with the relevant licensing laws, the museum café is only open during museum opening hours.
  • In accordance with the relevant licensing laws, alcohol is served at the following times: on all days between 13.30 and 24.00 hours.
  • Possession or use of (soft) drugs and other stimulants in and around the museum premises is prohibited and is punishable by suspension or expulsion from the premises.
  • Smoking is prohibited everywhere inside the museum premises.Visitors enter the Philips museum at their own risk. Philips museum shall not be liable for any damage to or loss of visitors’ property.



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