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Gemeentemuseum, the Municipal Museum of The Hague

The Municipal Museum of The Hague, also known like Gemeentemuseum, is home of an extensive collection of Modern Art. Their works belong to outstanding painters, especially Go Gogh, Monet and Jongkind, although the most important collection referred to an artist is the one that corresponds to Piet Mondrian.

The museum also emphasizes by its collections of Applied Arts, Fashion and Music, made up of elements of silver and musical and accessory porcelain, used instruments and clothing in the past.

The building that lodges to the Gemeentemuseum was constructed to be used like a dedicated space to the art especially. Their origins go back at the beginning of century XX, and is work of architect H.P. Berlage, one of most important of Holland.

In 1998, after a complex renovation, the museum reopened its doors. Since then, the public enjoys that other work of art on a daily basis, the building in itself, that with its design, its color and its illumination offers a pleasant experience.

With the reinauguración, the dedicated gallery was extended in fashion, that at present counts with more than thousand meters square. One is in the subsoil of the building, and since then it is scene of numerous samples temporary where they are exhibited the most obtained designs fashionable present.

Another one of the new features is the greater presence of the current of Noveau Art that characterized in future to year 1900. In the space of industrial art, originating furniture of East is exposed and a collection of glass objects, silver of The Hague, porcelain of Delft and also the traditional porcelain of China.

Practical information

   • Address: Stadhouderslaan 41q - 2517 HV The Hague
   • Entrance: adults, 9 €; minors of 18 years, free.
   • Schedules: of Tuesday to Sundays, 11 to 17 hs.
   • Email: info@gemeentemuseum.nl

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