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Explore the Mauritshuis at home

Rembrandt Anatomische Les Mh146 Mauritshuis

Of course, to truly experience our collection, the best way is to visit our museum — after all, that's where the originals are.
However, you can discover the collection of the Mauritshuis in different ways from home as well.

Second Canvas Mauritshuis

An artistic première on your screen: our gigapixel museum! Now you can walk around the rooms and see each work of art as if you were standing right in front of it. Without having to travel to The Hague. The Mauritshuis is the first museum in the world to be digitised entirely in gigapixel format. And we are very proud of that!

From the faintest brush strokes to the most beautiful colours: in the gigapixel museum, you can witness every aspect of our collection in pin-sharp detail. Step right into the Mauritshuis from home; we warmly welcome you!

  • in English and Dutch
  • for iPad, iPhone, Android and AppleTV.
  • available for AppleTV and is ideal for use in the classroom.

Mauritshuis At Home Apps Websites Gigapixelmuseum

The Goldfinch, a bird's-eye view

The Goldfinch, a bird’s-eye view is an interactive website which entirely revolves around the world-famous painting The Goldfinch, the much-loved painting by Carel Fabritius.

For instance, did you know that goldfinches were popular pets in the seventeenth century? That Carel Fabritius was one of Rembrandt's most talented students? That he died at the young age of 32 during the Delft Thunderclap?

Listen to the sound of real goldfinches and discover the mysteries that were brought to light thanks to technical investigation.

Mauritshuis At Home Apps Websites Puttertje