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Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
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Ranked #5 of 147 things to do in The Hague
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The monumental Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, designed by the architect H.P. Berlage in 1935, is perfect for wandering around in. It houses a varied collection and many changing exhibitions. You will find the world’s biggest collection of works by Piet Mondrian, the highlight being his last abstract work Victory Boogie Woogie, along with some of the finest works by artists of the Hague School, paintings by Picasso, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Monet, Toorop and many contemporary artists. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag also houses one of the biggest and best collections of Delftware.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Unfortunately, we had only 45 minutes at this wonderful modern art museum. So we concentrated on the works by Mondrian and De Stijl. I'm so happy we got to see what we did. We also stopped in their gift shop on the way out, and found wonderful items to remind us of our quick visit. The building itself is fabulous.

Date of experience: April 2018
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"famous architect"
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"photography museum"
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"great museum"
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"van gogh"
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"delft pottery"
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"gemeente museum"
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"on display"
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"changing exhibitions"
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"interesting building"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

visited with my grand daughter who is 7, she was kept very entertained and amused.
refreshments were reasonably prised as was the gift shop

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A large group of us spent an interesting several hours at the museum. The building itself is worth admiring. Don’t miss the unfinished work for which the museum paid US$ 31 mil. I didn’t get to the pottery exhibits so cannot comment on that.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I personally enjoyed visiting this museum. They have various displays of modern art throughout the building. It's free to enter with the museum card! The pottery section was my favorite.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lily Q
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Great to visit gemeente museum once in a while. With our museumjaarkaarten a short visit is always possible. Now we visited teh max Liebermann exhibit.
The architect Berlage did a great job. Just the museum is already an pleasure for the eye alone. Such great paintings if Max Liebermann, also the room with the beach paintings and the famous paintings of the papagaaienman, parrot man, and the free hour at the Amsterdam orphanage is really coming out of the painting. It is really looking great. I visited with my youngest, she liked it a lot, but didn't want to stay that long. So I walked her through the halls and talked her through the highlights and let het tell what she saw. Do we made it a really interactive visit. I let het read the wiki page of max Liebermann first so she was a little bit prepared.

Parking can be a problem, in front of the museum. The streets around are also available for parking so a small walk can give you a parking spot. Coming by train is a good solution too. It stops in front of the museum. You have Museon museum, photograph museum too here and the Omniversum movie theatre so for all the family can be a great spot to spend your day. The beach is some stops further just as the harbour. Here you can have a great drink or dinner, lunch.

Date of experience: April 2018
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