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Mauritshuis, The Hague

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The famous painting "Girl with a Pearl Earring" hangs at Mauritshuis, along with a collection of more than 840 objects of the Dutch Golden Age from artists such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Potter. Housed in a 17th-century waterfront building, the exhibits feature a form of art widely appreciated for its precise and realistic representation of the world. Download the official tour app, which includes an audio guide illustrated with photos and films concerning the collection, or join one of the guided tours, where you can learn interesting facts about each of the museum's highlights. To visit Mauritshuis on your trip to The Hague, use our The Hague tourist route planner.
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  • Great building, great location, all Dutch masters are presented, not boding and very educative. Avoid public holidays because it can get crowded!  more »
  • Almost gave this impressive museum a miss but so glad I didn't! It is a museum with the most beautiful and classy interior I've visited, complementing its exhibit of Dutch Golden Age artwork perfectly...  more »
  • A very impressive collection of paintings in a very very beautiful property. Absolutely worth a visit.
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  • The building and entrance looks lovely after the renovation they did. Enjoyed the paintings on display. Mauritshuis is mostly known for hosting the Girl with the Pearl Earring, but there are also some great Rembrandts and Hals paintings. Not impressed by the modern painting effect they did on the decorative ceilings of a historic type building. You can store your bags and your coats before entering. The art museum is only a 10 minute walk from the The Hague Central train station.
  • A very great museum with very beautiful magnificant paintings in it. Especially paintings from the golden age of Netherlands. You can download a special APP by your smart phone and then you can get instructions of these paintings in many launguages.
  • If you appreciate the Dutch golden age of art and the Dutch old masters, this is a must-go.. Not too big, but enough to start feeling your feet after a while ;) Top quality collection.
  • Beautiful museum with an outstanding collection of artwork. Small but well worth the visit
  • Must go museum for Dutch painters' lovers. Some of the most famous paintings for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Jan Steen. Definitely recommended for anyone in Den Haag.