In 2019, the Netherlands will focus on Rembrandt and the Golden Age. The reason for this is the 350th anniversary of the death of the most famous Dutch Master on October 4, 2019. The Hague as the center of administrative power played an important role in that period, witnessed by the many masterpieces in the museums, the influential inhabitants and famous locations. Experience The Hague in the time of Rembrandt & the Golden Age. Throughout the year there are numerous activities including special exhibitions at Het Mauritshuis, The Hague Historical Museum and Museum Bredius. Famous places in the city with special stories revive the Golden Age.
Imagine yourself in the Golden Age
The Hague and the Dutch Masters. With this city walk you discover the history of the Golden Age in The Hague. The guide takes you through art, religion and royal history. Historical monuments, infamous stories, and gold with a wink. Walk through the city center of The Hague and imagine yourself in the Golden Age!
Rembrandt and the Golden Age
- When: every 3rd Thursday of the month, in the period March to September 2019
- Price: € 10.00 per person, excluding € 2.50 service charge per booking
- Maximum: 25 people per group
- The walk starts at 2.30 pm at The Hague Info Store, Spui 68
- Ending point in consultation with the guide
- This guided tour is spoken in Dutch and English
In 2019, the Netherlands celebrates the legacy of Rembrandt and the Golden Age. It is 350 years since the death of one of Holland’s most beloved Dutch Masters, Rembrandt van Rijn, on October 4 1669. As the hub of administrative authority, The Hague played a vital role in the 17th century. Also the contribution of many masterpieces in museums, famous inhabitants and locations indicate the importance of this period for the city. Experience The Hague during the time of Rembrandt & the Golden Age. Get inspired by the swathe of exhibitions and activities take place throughout the year here