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RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, 2595 BE Den Haag, Netherlands

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About RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History is located in The Hague and is home to the largest art history center in the world. The center specializes in documentation, archives, and books on Western art from the late Middle Ages until modern times. All of this is open to the public, and much of it has been digitized and is available on their website. The main goal of the bureau is to collect, categorize, and make art research available, most notably in the field of Dutch Masters.


Attractions Near RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

Children's Book Museum
Children's Book Museum0.01km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

The Kinderboekenmuseum is a museum in The Hague, Netherlands, dedicated to Dutch language children's books. It opened in 1994.

Huis van het Boek
Huis van het Boek0.95km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

A majestic museum, which was named after Willem Hendrik Jacob van Westreenen van Tiellandt on the Prinsessegracht 30 in The Hague.The museum has a collection of books from all periods of Western history. Medieval manuscripts, their manufacture, restoration, and accompanying research are one of the most important features of the collection. It is remarkable for its collection of sculpture, books, etchings, and paintings.

Escher in Het Paleis
Escher in Het Paleis0.97km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

.Escher in Het Paleis is an art museum on the Lange Voorhout in the Dutch city of The Hague . It is housed in the Lange Voorhout Palace dating from 1764 and since 2002 has housed a permanent exhibition entirely devoted to the work of the Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher .With more than 120 works, prints of almost his entire oeuvre can be seen at 'Escher in Het Paleis'. The highlight of the exhibition is the seven meter long Metamorphosis III .

Museum Bredius
Museum Bredius1.06km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

Museum Bredius is a museum named after Abraham Bredius on the Lange Vijverberg in The Hague. It is remarkable for its collection of etchings and paintings, but is most attractive to visitors for its accurate restoration of the 18th-century Herenhuis interior with period furnishings.

Pulchri Studio
Pulchri Studio1.11km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

Pulchri Studio is a Dutch art society, art institution and art studio based in The Hague, Netherlands.This institute began in 1847 at the home of painter Lambertus Hardenberg. Since 1893 the club has its residence in the villa at Lange Voorhout in The Hague. Membership is made up of painters, sculptors, photographers and art lovers, with members selected by a committee.

Prince William V Gallery
Prince William V Gallery1.21km from RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History

A majestic art gallery situated in the midst of the historical centre of The Hague. It is called the hidden gem of The Hague. Prince William V of Oranje-Nassau had the room built in 1774 in order to exhibit his paintings. The walls were fully covered, in order to clearly show the wealth of his collection. Amongst the paintings on display are works by Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter and Gerard van Honthorst.

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South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.

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