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Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace)

Open Now: 11:00 - 17:00
Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Admission for Escher in Het Paleis in The Hague
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Escher at the Palace is dedicated to the work of Holland’s most famous graphic artist M.C. Escher. Nearly all his prints are exhibited, among them Belvedere, Drawing Hands, Waterfall and Ascending and Descending. Here you can see how Escher changed...more
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Lange Voorhout 74, 2514 EH, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 427 7730
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is fun to visit with lots of intriguing works of art based on the artist playing with our sense of perspective. Impossible buildings and staircases are a recurring theme. There are also some impressive woodcut prints from Escher’s early career as well as...More

Thank Sandyretriever
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

WOW! WOW! WOW! The Escher Museum is just FANTASTIC! And the Palace that houses it is so wonderful! We had a delightful afternoon there‼️

Thank nelsonskis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Illusionist art heaven. Went specifically to see the heaven & hell sketch but enjoyed all that was on display. Reasonable ticket prices, helpful staff and good central location. Worth a visit if you’re in The Hague.

Thank PiedPiper_1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I ticked off the Escher museum from my bucket list! What an artist! Amazing experience both the palace and the art on display. Plan to spend at least three hours here.

Thank Moonsez
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a fan of Escher and his "impossible" art for decades but had never been to this museum. If you are not familiar, Google him and you will be hooked. The setting (house) is very nice and you can have lunch in the...More

Thank s1jag
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of Escher's work are in display. Very modern and with lots of optical illusion pictures. Very doable in less then 2 hours visit

Thank Flavio M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun museum that is within a palace in the loveliest little boulevard. I enjoyed the setting more than the exhibition.

Thank wwwt56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't know Escher's work before I went but the exhibition is well thought out and beautifully curated. And the Paleis with its contemporary chandeliers is also well worth visiting.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting display of art in a beautiful palace. A pleasure and entertainment for the eyes playing tricky images. The palace is a great environment very well presented.

Thank MartaMalarria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rare opportunity to see the body of work of a unique talent. This is one of the museum that you should save time to visit in The Hague

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30 April 2018|
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Response from Jeroen Z | Reviewed this property |
i hope my answer will be still usefull. We spend there between 2 and 3 hours. We went with family from an other country and bought a combination ticket with Madurodam, it saved ua some money and was a perfectly filled day... More
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19 June 2016|
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Response from meerja | Property representative |
Hi, There are direct trains from Amsterdam airport to The Hague. From there on it is a 10-15 minute walk to the museum. a visit takes about an hour and a half so no problem on a sunday. They close at 5 p.m.
amit s
25 December 2015|
Response from meerja | Property representative |
Hi Amit, There is treasure hunt/quest for kids to "guide" them trough the exhibtion, the quirky chandeliers are worth looking at. There is also an interactive part on the top floor where kids and adults can play with... More