Located in The Hague, the Maurithshuis Royal Picture Gallery is an art museum. The museum collects the Paintings of Royal Cabinet which of 841 objects, mainly the paintings of Dutch Golden Ages. Its collection consists of Johannes Vermeer's work, Rembrandt van Rijn, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, Hans Holbein the Younger, and others. This building was the residence of John Maurice of Nassau.
Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery Tours
Join the guided tour
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery offers guided tour for the visitors. Maximum there are 15 people per tour. By joining the tour, you will not miss the details part and all the famous paintings of this gallery, also you will get more information about the history behind it. If you want to book the tour, make sure you do it two weeks before the tour is held. The famous painting in the gallery is the work of Johannes Vermeer. The painting is called Girl with the Pearl Earring. The 'Girl with the Pearl Earring', also represented as the 'Mona Lisa of the Low Countries'.
Visit the current exhibition
Besides guided tours, Mauritshuis Royal Gallery Picture also offers various exhibition programs. Royal Dutch Shell Wing building is used as the place to occupy the exhibition. The Royal Dutch Shell Wing is connected with the historic building by the full-bright underground lobby. Tickets for current exhibition can be ordered online on its exhibition page on the website.
The fee of this multimedia tour is included in the admission fee. This tour is provided to make the visitors get used with the multimedia. To use the multimedia tour, visitors have two options: visitors can download the application of the tour onto their phone or they can rent the devices from Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. The use of the devices will be given for free to the tour in group. You better make a reservation before join the multimedia tours. You do not have to worry about the language of this tour. The tour is available in many language including Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese.
How to Get Tickets?
You can purchase your tickets online on the website of Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or at the visitor center. The tickets are divided into two categories: adult and children (up to 18 years). The e-tickets of this gallery are valid up to 1 year from the date of published.
How To Get Around?
You can take a stroll to get around the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Each building in this gallery's complex can be reached by walking since they are close together.
What Should I Wear?
You can wear clothes depend on the weather condition when you are visiting The Hague. In summer, make sure you wear cool clothes, sneakers, skirt and comfortable flat shoes. Sunscreen is a must to protect your skin from the sunshine. While in winter you can use a stylish coat, cute sweater, or jacket. Do not forget to bring your scarf, hat and gloves. Camera should not be missed when you are visiting The Hague.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal month to visit The Hague is May to October, but it does not mean that the other months are bad to have a visit in The Hague. If you are planning to visit The Hague when the weather is warm; June, July and August are the hottest months. While if you are looking for the coldest weather; you can visit The Hague on February March, and April.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site.
How To Get There?
Getting to Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery is easy. If you are planning to use airplane, from Amsterdam Schipcol Airport is 40 kilometers from The Hague. From The Hague city center you can use public transportations that are available there to reach Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. You can use railway from the Den Haag Central and Den Haag Hollands Spoor. You can use car since the parking is near to the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.
When the maximum capacity of the exhibition room or building is full, the lines of visitor may be form both outside and in front of exhibition room. The lines outside the building or the room are applied to every visitors of Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery.