Museum Quarter Archives - Museumnacht Den Haag

De Koninklijke Schouwburg

The Koninklijke Schouwburg is one of the oldest theaters in the Netherlands. It was once built as a royal palace. The main hall has a capacity of 670 seats. The theater offers you a wide range of theatre and plays, but you can also visit us for comedy, cabaret, music, youth performances and theater lectures. … Continued

Escher in The Palace

Prepare to be amazed by the works of M.C. Escher! With over 120 prints in our collection, the most famous works from the oeuvre of M.C. Escher (1898-1972) are permanently on display at Escher in The Palace. These magnificent prints are being exhibited in a regal setting: the former winter palace of Queen Mother Emma. … Continued

Haags Historisch Museum

Haags Historisch Museum takes you on a journey to the history of our beloved coastal city. The museum offers you a wide range of paintings and portraits about the famous faces of The Hague and historical objects. There are often cool temporary exhibitions next to their regular collection. This beautiful building is located at the … Continued

Huis van het Boek

Huis van het boek is the museum that celebrates the love for the book. Who doesn’t like books? This oldest book museum in the world offers the visitor the chance to see medieval manuscripts with hand-painted miniatures on parchment. Centuries-old printed books in beautiful leather bindings and special modern books made by artists.  


The Kloosterkerk is located on the Lange Voorhout. A beautiful church building that has been used by the Protestant church since 1617. Today, the church is important to the city as a meeting place for everyone and they offer a diverse range of activities, both religious and cultural. Fun fact! Because Prince Maurits of Orange … Continued


The Mauritshuis is located in the centre of The Hague, the historical and political heart of the Netherlands. A small world-class museum with a formidable collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings from the 17th century; the golden age of this type of art. The museum consists of two striking historical buildings: the Mauritshuis, a city … Continued

Museum Bredius

The collection of Museum Bredius is the private collection of Abraham Bredius and includes paintings by Rembrandt, Jan Steen, van Neer, ‘d Hoendecoeter and Hobbema. In addition, there are various silver works and drawings to see. The collection also consists of porcelain and furniture. The entire collection is housed in a beautiful mansion from the … Continued

Pulchri Studio

This artist association and gallery was founded in 1847. You can check out these nice and often renewed exhibitions about contemporary art. Most of the art pieces in those exhibitions are made by artist members of Pulchri Studio. This cool purple building at the Lange Voorhout is honestly worth a visit when you prefer diversity … Continued

West Den Haag

Interested in contemporary and experimental art? Visit the former American embassy in the Museumkwartier. This museum focuses on the most relevant international developments in the field of contemporary art. They show their audience the power of art with their exhibitions and by giving presentations, lectures, films and exhibitions.