Back Previous Next Mauritshuis


Mauritshuis is a museum situated in the Hague, housed in a 17th-century mansion, owned by the nobleman and sugar merchant Johan Maurits. The museum houses the Royal Picture Collection, which includes 854 items, mostly works by Dutch painters from the Dutch Golden Age. There are works by Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Paulus Potter, Jan Steen, Frans Hals, Jacob van Ruisdael, and others. The two most famous works are Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring (circa 1665) and Rembrandt's intriguing The Anatomy Lesson by Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (1632), but you will need several hours for the entire collection. After the tour, you can refresh yourself in the new wing of the museum, which has a gift shop and a cafe.

Activities in Mauritshuis

You may be interested in

Must see in Netherlands