The Mauritshuis is home to many masterpieces and also hosts an excellent collection of many paintings particularly from the Golden Age. The paintings of the Golden Age tell us a lot about the daily life of that time. But how do you look at such a painting and how can you understand what the painter meant? The compact, yet amazing collection, is presented in the heart of The Hague. Masterpieces such as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt van Rijn, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Bull by Potter are on permanent display in the intimate museum rooms of this seventeenth-century monument. The museum with over two hundred pieces can also be visited with a multimedia tour to get to know more about each and every artwork.
In the light underground foyer you can find the brasserie and museum shop and in the Royal Dutch Shell Wing there are temporary exhibitions and an art workplace. The temporary exhibitions currently on display at the museum are:
Find out why there are so many paintings originating from the Golden Age and what makes them so special by visiting the Mauritshuis!