Your Summer of a Lifetime in The Hague

Mick Murray

June 30, 2021

Summer is the perfect time to visit The Hague. With some of the best museums in the Netherlands, the country’s most famous beach, and a range of other innovative attractions and activities, it’s a spectacular destination for anyone looking to get their spark back after the last year. This hand-picked selection of The Hague’s top summer activities is guaranteed to provide you with some incredible memories!

Mauritshuis

For art lovers

Why you’ll love it: Iconic Dutch masterpieces in an opulent setting. There are some real artistic treasures to be found here: Vermeer’s ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, ‘The Goldfinch’ by Fabritius, as well as works by Rubens, Brueghel, and Rembrandt. Stroll around this beautiful building and admire centuries’ worth of Dutch and Flemish art.

Madurodam

For pint-sized fun

Why you’ll love it: Fun for the whole family; a miniature world of Dutch history and culture. Look down at exact replicas of famous Dutch buildings and constructions, all at a 1:25 scale. See all of the country’s most famous buildings and locations in one day, and take some incredible pictures to remember your gigantic summer experience with.

Skyview the Pier

For beachside fun and relaxation

Why you’ll love it: Stunning seaside views and elevated sightseeing. There’s nothing like a summer beach trip – and Skyview the Pier will give you unparalleled views over the sandy coast of Scheveningen and The Hague itself. Take a seat in a luxury gondola, enjoy the views, and treat yourself to a complimentary tea or coffee and a delicious slice of pie or a brownie.

Youseum Leidschendam

For the social media moguls

Why you’ll love it: A TikTok museum full of unique photo opportunities. Feel like refreshing your social media presence after the last year of self-isolation? Time for a visit to the Youseum! Access 25 carefully curated rooms, specifically designed to give you some amazing pictures and videos to make your social media presence the envy of all your friends.

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