museum Archives - Museumnacht Den Haag

Saturday 8 October 2022
20:00 – 01:00


The Dunne Bierkade and the Paviljoensgracht are special. It is one of a kind that so many famous painters have lived in houses of the Buitenmuseum. From the 17th century this was the breeding nest of creativity. The house of Jan van Goyen, Jan Steen and Paulus Potter:The Hague was an important painter’s city in … 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

Fotomuseum Den Haag

Fotomuseum Den Haag is an initiative of Kunstmuseum Den Haag, who was one of the first to exhibit photography in a museum. In the 1950s they applied it to their museum because they saw this as a separate art form. In 2002 they decided that there should be a special museum for the photography collections. … 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

This is the oldest bookmuseum in the world. Founded in 1852 by Baron van Westreenen. This museum’s main focus is all kinds of written and printed books. They often have cool contemporary exhibitions besides their regular one. This museum in everything except dusty.

Huygens’ Hofwijck

Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687) was a fascinating, versatile man. Counselor of the princes of Orange and in his spare time a skilled practitioner of art and science. You can admire the life and works of Huygens at Hofwijck, the partly beautifully preserved country estate in Voorburg. Constantijn Huygens had Hofwijck constructed according to his own design, … Continued


KM21 was founded in 2002 as part of Kunstmuseum Den Haag. GEM is a museum where you can experience contemporary art. They mainly focus on young artists with temporary exhibitions. Their varied collection includes paintings, sculptures, drawings and photography. They have presented the work of numerous famous artists including Raymond Pettibon, Marcel Dzama, Maaike Schoorel, … Continued

Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Get blown away by one of Europe’s biggest modern art museums with at least 160.000 pieces of fine art, fashion and applied art. Kunstmuseum contains the biggest collection of the man who changed it all: Piet Mondriaan. You can also visit the astonishing rooms of Delft Blauw or the intimate cabinets of the Berlagegebouw. To … Continued

Louis Couperus Museum

New this year is the Louis Couperus Museum. Louis Couperus (1863-1923) is one of the greatest Dutch writers. His well-known oeuvre, provides a clear picture of the fascinating world around 1900. He has immortalized the stormy developments in the political, social and cultural life of those days in his novels and stories. The aim of … Continued


The Mauritshuis was built in the 17th century as an imposing residence for Johan Maurits. It has been a museum since 1822. Nowadays you can discover the best Dutch paintings from the 17th century at the Mauritshuis. The collection includes famous masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Fabritius and Potter. You can admire these beauties in the … Continued

Museon – One Planet

When you think of Museon, you think of primary school fieldtrips, culture and science. Yet there is so much more to do in this large building on the Stadhouderslaan.Museon inspires you to discover the world and to treat it with respect. For example, during the One Planet exhibition you can learn in an interactive way … 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