The Hague has many wonderful museums.

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Peace Palace
The International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration are based here. This beautiful building and its organisations ensure that The Hague is rightly recognised as the city of Peace and Justice. The Visitors Centre has an impressive interactive exhibition on war and peace.

Escher Museum
This museum, a former royal winter palace, shows all the work of the great Dutch artist M.C. Escher. The Netherlands’ most famous graphic artist was a master at drawing illusionary scenes and he knew how to delight everyone with his extraordinary world. Let your imagination run free at the Museum Escher.

Panorama Mesdag
The vista of the sea, dunes and the old fishermen’s village of Scheveningen was painted by Hendrik Willem Mesdag in 1881. Look 360º around you and experience the magical optical illusion created by this panorama of Scheveningen.

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Enjoy the unique collection of paintings by Piet Mondrian, an excellent silver collection and painstakingly decorated Delft Blue. Admire the beautiful fields of clouds that typify The Hague School. Children can let go completely in the interactive Miracle Rooms. The Haags Gemeentemuseum is a museum for all ages!

Mauritshuis
The newly renovated Mauritshuis has a stunning collection of old Masters including Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring”, alongside Rembrandt, Jan Steen and 800 other works.



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