More to see in The Hague
Are you visiting The Hague for a day, weekend or longer holiday? Combine your visit to the Prison Gate Museum with one of the following (nearby) museums and activities:
- Visit four museums with the Hofvijver Pass: this walking tour takes you along important historical sites around the Hofvijver and leads to unique museums that are well worth a visit: the Historical Museum of The Hague, Museum Bredius and Prince William V Gallery. The pass is available for €16 at the cash registers of the participating museums and Tourist Centre The Hague. The pass is valid for 2 days.
- The Historical Museum of The Hague, situated across the Hofvijver pond, depicts the city’s history through cityscapes, portraits, silverware, doll's houses and curiosities from the city’s past.
- The Prince William V Gallery, next to the Prison Gate Museum, displays the impressive paintings collected by Stadtholder William V in his eighteenth-century chamber of splendours.
- The Ridderzaal or Knight’s Hall in the Binnenhof has become famous for its public use on Budget Day (Prinsjesdag in Dutch). The Prison Gate was once one of the four gates that offered access to the complex of buildings around the inner courtyard that is now the Binnenhof. Interested in knowing more about the relationship between these ancient buildings? Or would you simply enjoy seeing the interior of these historic monuments? Visit prodemos.nl.
- The Humanity House allows visitors to see, hear and experience what it would be like to have to survive during or after a conflict or major disaster. An impressive experience-based exhibition brings the unimaginable within the grasp of your imagination.
- During the city walks, our guides will tell you much more about the wealth of history embodied in the area around the Binnenhof and the Hofvijver pond.