Discover the Mauritshuis collection in a unique way. Visit the museum with one of our guides.
Guided tour Highlights
See the highlights of the Mauritshuis collection with one of our tour guides. The programme includes world-famous paintings, such as The Anatomy Lesson by Rembrandt, Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Bull by Paulus Potter. Discover why the paintings of the Golden Age are so special.
Guided tour The building
The museum is located in an extraordinary building, a textbook example of Dutch classicism. Tour the Mauritshuis with one of our guides and enjoy the exhibitions Mauritshuis: the building, which focuses on the original design made by Jacob van Campen for Johan Maurits van Nassau-Siegen, and also the recent renovation and expansion of the museum by Hans van Heeswijk Architects.
In the Mauritshuis App you will find information about all the paintings in the museum. The most important works of art feature an exciting audio guide, illustrated with photos and films. You can choose between a short tour along the highlights, dive deeper into the Golden Age, or go seek out your favourite paintings yourself.
Download the free Mauritshuis App and visit the Mauritshuis with your smartphone. If you don't have a smartphone, you may hire a device at the museum.
The app is available in Dutch and English. Our Highlight Tour is also available in German, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese.
Guided tours practical information
- cost € 100
- various languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Norwegian.
- maximum 15 visitors per tour
- about 1 hour
- request at least 2 weeks in advance
- start between 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM
- payment at the cash desk (cash, PIN, credit card)
- you may guide your own group (maximum 15 persons per group), but please register as a group in advance ( no entrance fee for the guide)