The best museums of The Hague

In this vibrant and modern City, the administrative capital of The Netherlands, you can not only enjoy the beautiful center or the amazing Scheveningen, but you can also dedicate your time in exploring some of the most beautiful museums of The Hague.  

Museon: the museum of science and culture.

Stadhouderslaan 37, 2517 HV Den Haag Located in the international Statenkwartier, next to the Gemeente museum and the 3d cinema Omniversum, Museon is the perfect escape for an afternoon with kids: every year the exposition is different on the ground floor, but all dedicated to science and culture, while on the second floor you can enjoy several different sections dedicated to our beautiful planet and history.   My suggestion: visit this museum with your kids. If you are an adult without kids, this might not be your first choice.

escher in het paleis

Lange Voorhout 74 – 2514 EH Den Haag If you love art you cannot miss this masterpiece museum. In the heart of The Hague, in a palace dated 1760, you can find this particular exposition of the artist Maurits Cornelis Escher, one of the world’s most famous graphic artist. If you plan a visit here, you will get lost in his world of creativity and abstract design.   You can buy the ticket online on the website of Musem Escher, or at the counter desk. My suggestion: This museum is suitable for everyone. Also the kids can enjoy the visionary world of Escher.

Comm museum of communication

Zeestraat 82, 2518 AD Den Haag Recently re-opened, in this museum, you can experience the influence of communication in our life. It is a nice experience for adults and for kids, and moreover, you can relax at the caffè on the ground floor. This is the website of COMM, where you can buy an online ticket or book your arrangements. My suggestion: interesting museum for adults and kids.  

Panorama Mesdag

Zeestraat 65 2518 AA The Hague You can find here The Mesdag collections and several exhibitions, but the real masterpiece is the great Panorama Mesdag, the largest circular canvas in Europe which represent the beautiful Scheveningen in 1881. My suggestion: not very suitable if you are on wheelchair or have problem to walk, as the big masterpiece is on top of the museum with some stairs to reach it. But you can call the museum in advance to arrange the visit for you if you have some mobility disability.  

mauritshuis

Plein 29 2511 CS Den Haag For all the lovers of the Dutch golden age, this is the place to go. At the Mauritshuis museum, you can find painting from artists such as Rembrandt Vermeer, Steen such as the famous masterpiece The girl with the pearl. My suggestion: based on my experience, usually kids doesn’t appreciate too much this kind of museum.                        

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