Discover The Hague
A visit to the Mauritshuis is a great way to start a day trip or a weekend away in The Hague. The city offers a unique combination of nature and culture. Situated on the North Sea coast, beaches and dunes are a stone's throw from lively shopping streets, several high-profile museums, excellent outdoor cafés and attractive restaurants in the historical city centre.
The Mauritshuis is located in the political heart of the Netherlands, with the Binnenhof and its rich history just around the corner. Other attractions in the direct vicinity of the Mauritshuis include the Gevangenpoort, the Historical Museum of The Hague, Escher in Het Paleis, and the Prince William V Gallery. Spectacular accommodations such as Hotel des Indes and a range of restaurants are nearby as well.
Those venturing further into the city might enjoy visiting the Gemeentemuseum, which houses masterpieces of Piet Mondriaan and De Stijl, among others, in a modern museum building by Berlage. The only 19th-century panorama painting of the Netherlands is also located in The Hague at Panorama Mesdag. With its rich cultural offering, countless exceptional shops and many events, The Hague is worth discovering in any season.
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Would you like to discover The Hague after your visit to the Mauritshuis? Our museum is included in two city walks, created by the Municipality of The Hague.
- City walk A Royal Walk (1 hour)
The Hague and the House of Orange, go hand in hand. And it's been that way for more than four hundred years. This city walk is ideal for discovering the rich royal history of The Hague.
- City walk The Hague in a Day (8 hours)
Do you have limited time but still want to see as much of The Hague as possible? In just a few hours, this day out in The Hague will show you the most essential sights of the city and beach.