For now and for everybody, journey is off the playing cards. The world is within the grip of a pandemic like none we now have seen in our lifetime. Meaning bodily journeys to bars, cafes, museums and seashores are merely not potential. Should you’re an everyday reader of our weblog you’ll know that we now have mad love for The Netherlands. We go to as usually as we will. One of many Dutch cities we now have fallen in love with is the Royal Metropolis By The Sea – The Hague. Situated on the North Coastline of the western Netherlands many individuals merely affiliate it with being the house of the U.N.’s Worldwide Court docket of Justice and the Worldwide Felony Court docket, which in fact it’s however it’s also has much more to supply guests too. This contains quite a few museums. So, regardless that you can’t journey in the mean time, you might be nonetheless in a position to go to the perfect museums in The Hague just about.
The Mauritshuis Museum which is residence to roughly 850 items of artwork, is one in all of the perfect museums in The Hague. Nearly all of items are traditional work from the Dutch Golden Age. They embody a powerful Rembrandt assortment together with The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp and the revered Vermeer piece, The Woman With The Pearl Earring. Additionally, you will discover items from Rubens, Jan Steen, Frans Hals, Van Dyck, Adriaen Coorte and lots of extra.
Clearly nothing compares to seeing the magnificent and well-known items up shut however till the day if you find yourself allowed to go to the Maurishuis Museum once more, why not discover every little thing it has to supply from residence and be taught extra about all its well-known items?
One other favorite of ours is Museum Voorlinden who’s imaginative and prescient is to attach folks, artwork, nature and structure. It’s a should ‘go to’ if you’re a lover of recent artwork. Museum Voorlinden is residence to quite a few everlasting and momentary collections. It additionally has an incredible library. Should you ever get the possibility to bodily go to, we’re certain you’ll be blown away by it too. Additionally, we’d extremely advocate a guided tour, merely to make sure you don’t miss something.
Museum Voorlinden is residence to quite a few ‘quirky’ exhibitions together with Leandro Erlich’s Swimming Pool, Ron Mueck’s Couple Below an Umbrella and James Turrell’s Skyspace. Try all Museum Voorlinden’s highlights right here.
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The Louwman Museum is a family-owned museum that dates again to 1934. It showcases a set of motor automobiles highlighting the historical past of the motor automobile. The Louwman Museum is the proper museum to go to in The Hague if traditional vehicles are your factor as it’s now residence to over 275 historic and traditional motor vehicles, coaches and bikes. The present proprietor of the gathering is Evert Louwman, the Dutch importer of Lexus, Toyota and Suzuki.
You possibly can go to the gathering at residence and be taught the historical past of each piece within the assortment. You can too take quite a few video excursions together with one of many unique DB5 from the James Bond movie Goldfinger and one of many oldest buses that also exists.
Kunstmuseum The Hague
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One other of the perfect museums in The Hague that you could take a digital go to to is the Kunstmuseum. This museum was based in 1866 and is now residence to 160,000 artworks, making the Kunstmuseum is among the largest artwork museums in Europe. It’s housed in a good looking artwork deco constructing designed by architect H.P. Berlage and it’s famend for having the biggest Mondrian assortment on the earth. This contains his final work, Victory Boogie-Woogie, which is on show.
With trendy artwork, pottery and glass artwork, print, style and music collections, there’s something for everybody. You possibly can be taught extra in regards to the collections and quite a few the masterpieces on show on the museum on the Kunstmuseum’s web site.
Humanity Home Museum
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At Humanity Home, you may embark on a journey by means of the museum. You end up within the place of a refugee the place you get to see, hear and experience personally what it should really feel prefer to must survive in an space affected by battle or catastrophe. Clearly, in the mean time due to COVID-19, you can’t take this journey, nevertheless, you may meet – just about – eight outstanding folks, all with outstanding tales of their escape from conflict or battle from totally different international locations all over the world.
Watch and take heed to the tales of Yvonne, Bruce, Shaza, Aiham, Ram, Akhrat, Desbele and Lidija. You then have the chance to ask them something you need. Owing to the subject material, the museum is appropriate for youngsters aged 10 and older solely.
So on the lookout for a little bit of escapism throughout lockdown? Look no additional and luxuriate in among the finest museums in The Hague.
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