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Best museums in The Hague

The city of The Hague offers a abundance of worldclass art. Get inspired by the museums and admire the exhibits in the many galleries.


The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis, located at a unique 17th-century palace in The Hague, has the highest number of masterpieces per square meter in the Netherlands. The museum houses a world-famous collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. This exceptional collection offers an amazing overview of Dutch and Flemish paintings from 1400 to 1800.

  • Girl with the Pearl Earring
  • World-famous collection of paintings
  • Heritage from the Dutch Golden Age Painters
  • Vermeer, Rembrandt, Rubens
  • 800 paintings, 50 miniatures and 20 sculptures


Miniature theme park Madurodam is situated in The Hague, less than one hour from Amsterdam and nearby the tulip field region. The interactive miniature park is the ultimate place to discover what makes Holland so unique. Madurodam presents you all the relevant Dutch stories behind the miniature buildings through multimedia and numerous interactive installations.

  • Dutch history
  • Highlights and heritage
  • Special walking tour Golden Age
  • New Amsterdam
  • Court of the Netherlands

Panorama Mesdag

The view of the painting is never the same; the light is more than magnificent and changes from moment to moment. The vista of the sea, dunes and old fishermen's village Scheveningen was painted by H.W. Mesdag. Panorama Mesdag is a unique cultural historical monument.

  • 360º painting
  • Maritime panorama canvas
  • Product of the Hague School

Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Kunstmuseum Den Haag has a collection of over 160,000 artworks. Collections: fine art, applied arts and fashion.

  • Collections: fine art, applied arts and fashion
  • The masterpiece collection

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