Fodor's Expert Review Haags Historisch Museum

The Hague Museum/Gallery

One of the series of museums that encircle the Hofvijver lake, the Historical Museum is in the Sebastiaansdoelen, a magnificent Classical-Baroque mansion dating to 1636. Worthy of a visit in itself, the mansion houses collections that offer an in-depth look at The Hague's past. Treasures include Jan van Goyen's enormous 17th-century panoramic painting of the city, a collection of medieval church silver, and a dollhouse from 1910. The idyllic views out the windows over the Hofvijver lake and the greensward of the Lange Voorhout are good for the soul.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

Korte Vijverberg 7
The Hague, South Holland  2513 AB, Netherlands

070-364–6940

www.haagshistorischmuseum.nl

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €10; 4-museum Hofvijver Passe-Partout €16, Closed Mon.

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