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Review of Mauritshuis Museum

Mauritshuis Museum
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Small Group Tour to UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk and The Hague including...
Ranked #1 of 168 things to do in The Hague
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Owner description: The Mauritshuis is home to the very best of Dutch Golden Age painting. The compact, yet world-renowned collection, is situated in the heart of The Hague, right next to the government centre. Masterpieces such as Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Bull by Potter are on permanent display in the intimate rooms of this seventeenth-century monument.
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“Superb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

The Vermeer and Rembrandt paintings alone are worth the trip. The building itself is also worth the visit.

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“The girl with the Pearl Earring”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

This museum is in a nice old building which makes the experience much nicer. The displays are pretty standard with the higlught for many being de Meer's Girl with the pearl earring. If you don't know much about this painting I'd recommend watching the film (starring Scarlett Johansson) beforehand. Make sure you walk trough the cobbled courtyard of binnenhof too, this is nextdoor and is the parliament buildings.

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“Wonderful collection with top Vermeers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

If you go to the Netherlands you should pay a visit to the Mauritshuis in The Hague. It is the former Royal Collection and houses Vermeer's Girl with the Pearl Earring and View of Delft as well as several Rembrandts including the Anatomy Lesson of Professor Tulp. It has a cosy cafe and a really excellent shop. Very accessible by public transport - its a 10 minute walk from Central Station and right beside the historic government buildings. Vist the nearby Bredius Museum as well, named after the well known art historian and former Mauritshuis director.

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“great art”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

really worthwhile, especially the Vermeers and other painting from the Dutch Golden Era

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“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

A truly remarkable museum - such an outstanding selection of paintings by the Dutch masters. Surprising that it's to close for two years from April - to be honest, the building it's in is lovely and displays the artwork to perfect effect.

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