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Lange Voorhout 74
2514 EH Den Haag
T: 070-4277730
E: info@escherinhetpaleis.nl

Prepare to be amazed by the works of M.C. Escher

Address & route description

Information about our location at the Lange Voorhout and how to get there.

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Opening hours

Tuesday till Sunday 11.00 – 17.00.
Please note: last admission is 30 minutes before closing time.
Museumshop closes at 16:50.

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An overview of our admission tickets, accepted discount passes and the possibilities for combined visits to other venues in The Hague.

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What's on

Escher in The Palace is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous, imaginative artist M.C. Escher. Read about our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions.

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Enhance your visit

The latest Escher Today 19 May 2018

The way of the master

In May 1937 Escher created Metamorphosis I, a narrative work in which the coastal town of Atrani slowly changes into a grid of cubes who subsequently transform into the shape of a cute Asian guy. If Atrani stands for the past in this print, the hooded Asian could be seen…...
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Interactive Metamorphosis by Escher

The metamorphosis of Escher is an online interactive adventure. Take a tour through the interactive documentary of the famous artist M. C. Escher. You can move through his work, zoom in and learn more about Escher's life, his technique and his work from the perspective of art history through audio tours.

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Create your own pattern

On our interactive second floor visitors can unravel some of Escher's mysteries. The presentation In the Eye of Escher shows various themes in which Escher was involved, like reflection, perception and perspective. Now this floor has become even more fantastic!
Escher in The Palace proudly presents our new interactive touchscreen on which visitors can create their own patterns.

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‘Possessing our work against our will’

In an article in the Volkskrant, dating 23 February, Escher is subject to some very unfortunate framing. This gives rise to the impression of Escher having been a collaborationist, and that is unwarranted. Escher was not a Nazi sympathizer. Our curator Dunja Nadjézjda Hak explains.

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Dutchman Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the most famous graphic artists in the world. The way he plays with perspective, space and reality means he remains fascinating even today. The highlights of his collection can be seen in Escher in Het Paleis.

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The life of Escher

Read the fascinating life story of Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972)

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