The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

The Hague Museums

Plein (The Hague) 2017 6

The Hague is the third-largest city in the Netherlands, after Amsterdam and Rotterdam and in the top 15 cities, in population terms, in the European Union. The Hague is the seat of the cabinet of the Netherlands, the States General, the Supreme Court, and the Council of State.

The Hague hosts over 150 international organisations in the city, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, which makes The Hague one of the major cities hosting the United Nations, along with New York City, Geneva, Vienna, Rome, and Nairobi.

The Hague contains numerous museums and art galleries, the following museums will featured on the “Joy of Museums”:

Essential Facts:

  • City:                     The Hague
  • Dutch:                 Den Haag
  • Country:             Netherlands
  • Population:        1 million metro

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“Time spent together, is time well spent.” – “Gezelligheid kent geen tijd” Dutch Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Steven Lek (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons