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Guided tours

Discover the Mauritshuis collection in a unique way. Visit the museum with one of our guides.

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Guided tours practical information

  • Request at least two weeks in advance
  • Start between 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.
  • Starting time on the hour or half hour.
  • Various languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Norwegian.
  • Payment at the cash desk (cash, PIN, credit card).
  • You may guide your own group (maximum 15 people per group), but please register as a group in advance (no entrance fee for the guide).
Attention: From January 31st until September 15th 2019 (during the exhibition Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis) additional conditions apply:
  • No guided tours during 12:00 p.m. and 2 p.m., except on Mondays.
  • Free flow group visits (without a guide of the Mauritshuis or own organization) are welcome during the entire day, but do need to make a reservation.
  • You are not allowed to guide your own group in the Rembrandt rooms (room 9 + 10), only in the other rooms.

Guided tour Highlights of the collection

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 exhibition National Trust

Guided tour exhibition Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis

  • Maximum of 15 persons per tour.
  • Maximum of two guides, so 30 persons per starting time.
  • €100 per guide excluding entry tickets.
  • About one hour (30 minutes in the Rembrandt rooms and 30 minutes related painters).
  • No combined tours (with highlights of the collection) possible.

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Combined tour highlights & exhibition National Trust

  • Maximum 15 persons per tour (max. 30 people at the same time).
  • € 150 per guide excluding entry tickets.
  • About 1,5 hour.
  • No combined tours possible with exhibition Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis.

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Guided tour Prince William V Gallery 

The Prince William V Gallery is a hidden treasure in the historical centre of The Hague. Stadholder Prince William V of Orange-Nassau had the room built in 1774 in order to exhibit his paintings. During the guided tour, you will be introduced to this regal collection.

Mauritshuis App

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.

Custom guided tours

Do you have special requests? We will be happy to help plan a custom tour for you.

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