Museums in The Hague

Coastal culture treasure trove

The Hague offers a wealth of impressive art. Be inspired by the unique Hague museums and wonderful exhibits in the many galleries. Discover the largest painting in the Netherlands: Panorama Mesdag. Admire the exquisite works of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Mondrian at the Mauritshuis and Gemeentemuseum.


From modern art to Dutch Masters, the museums in The Hague offer various exhibitions throughout the year. We've put together a list of exhibitions you should definitely be checking out over the next few months. Further down this page, you'll find a comprehensive overview of all exhibitions, museums and galleries in The Hague.

Never before seen photos from M.C. Escher's personal archives


A feast for the eye: meal still lifes at the Mauritshuis

Unique series of insider photographs of Romanov family life

Portraits by the city's own 17th-century painter Jan Antonisz. van Ravesteyn

Martin Creed, one of the leading artists of his generation, at Museum Voorlinden


Museums for kids

The Hague has an amazing number of museums where you can take the kids out for an afternoon. Many of the museums offer self-guided tours and scavenger hunts as well as workshops where the kids can go to work and make their own handicrafts. A number of the museums also offer interactive visits and special children's programmes on Wednesday afternoon, weekends and in the school vacations. We've picked out the hottest museums in The Hague for learning and fun.

Learn more about humanitarian themes at this museum

The world's oldest private collection of automobiles

Museon: the wonderful world of science

Mediaeval prison museum: no place for cowards...

Amazingly fresh and entertaining introduction to the arts: Wonderkamers

And there's more Check out our kids page with more tips!

And there is more art in The Hague