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Huis van het Boek - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Prinsessegracht 30- 31, 2514 AP Den Haag, Netherlands


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About Huis van het Boek

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.

Attractions Near Huis van het Boek

Escher in Het Paleis
Escher in Het Paleis0.2km from Huis van het Boek

.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 .

Pulchri Studio
Pulchri Studio0.43km from Huis van het Boek

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.

Museum Bredius
Museum Bredius0.47km from Huis van het Boek

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.

Museum Maluku (MuMa)
Museum Maluku (MuMa)0.67km from Huis van het Boek

A majestic museum, which was set itself the goal of collecting, researching, preserving and presenting the heritage of the Moluccan community. In addition to a permanent collection, temporary exhibitions were regularly held. The museum contained a theater room with 80 seats. A knowledge and education center was also attached to the museum. In October 2012 the museum had to close due to the financial situation.

Gevangenpoort0.7km from Huis van het Boek

The Gevangenpoort is a medieval prison in The Hague . A museum has been housed in the building since 1882 . The prison gate is close to the Binnenhof and the Hofvijver . Behind the gate is what is now called the " Place " in The Hague . At the head of this square was 'het Groene Zoodje '. This was usually the place of execution , but whippings were also given here. The prison gate belongs to the ' Top 100 of the Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg '.

Prince William V Gallery
Prince William V Gallery0.72km from Huis van het Boek

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.