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The historical museum of The Hague is housed in a building from 1636 that was built for the gunners of the St. Sebastian's Guild. The museum is dedicated to the history of The Hague. The permanent collection includes paintings such as cityscapes from 1553 and silver and glass objects. In addition, the museum exhibits tiles, portrait miniatures, furniture and dollhouses. Centerpieces in the collection are the architectural model of the fireworks pavilion at the Hofvijver from 1749 and the painting ‘Gezicht op Den Haag’.

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The Historical Museum of The Hague
Korte Vijverberg 7
2513 AB The Hague

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Art & Design


Local Medieval art & Early Renaissance art Ancient art

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm


See the website of the museum for opening hours on public holidays.

More opening hours


0 - 5 Free
6 - 17 €2.75
18 and over €10.00
CJP Pass €5.00
Holland Pass Free
Museumkaart Valid
Rembrandtkaart Valid
Rotterdam Pass Free
Cultuurkaart €5.00
Ooievaars pass Free

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly


Korte Vijverberg 7, The Hague, The Netherlands


Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


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