The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague

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#1 of 146 in Museums in South Holland Province
Must see · Art Gallery · Art Museum
The famous painting "Girl with a Pearl Earring" hangs at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, along with a collection of more than 840 objects of the Dutch Golden Age from artists such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Potter. Housed in a 17th-century waterfront building, the exhibits feature a form of art widely appreciated for its precise and realistic representation of the world. Download the official tour app, which includes an audio guide illustrated with photos and films concerning the collection, or join one of the guided tours, where you can learn interesting facts about each of the museum's highlights. Use our The Hague vacation planning website to add The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and other attractions to your The Hague vacation plans.
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  • A beautiful palace houses this rather small museum that is host to mainly 17th century art .. lots of well known masterpieces including the girl with the pearl earring which is quite stunning. There....  more »
  • This rather small museum probably had the highest number of great masters art per square foot. The art is very nicely curated and the audio guide is great. It’s a must see for every art lover.  more »
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  • A beautiful place to be when one wants to enjoy the master Dutch painters of the 17th century. Mauritshuis is itself a wonderful monument, like a time machine that brings you back to days gone by.
  • Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring is said to exceed the value of Mona Lisa in a sense (guide's sale) I watched a girl with Vermeer's pearl earrings. Even though it's such a world-famous painting You can thoroughly enjoy the splendor of the painting. The appearance of the building is quaint, but the area around the souvenir shop was modern.

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