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

We are reopening!

From the 1st of June Escher in The Palace is reopening. Order your tickets here!
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Opening hours

In line with national policy relating to the coronavirus, Escher in The Palace will remain closed until the 1st of June.

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Admission

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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The exhibition

Escher in The Palace is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the world-famous artist M.C. Escher, whose art startled millions of people all over the world.
The collection is housed in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of the Netherlands. It is the only public building in The Hague where the original royal ambience of a palace has been maintained.

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Enhance your visit

The latest Escher Today 16 May 2020

Playing with puzzles

‘I used to love Grimms’ fairy tales a lot. As a child, even as a boy, I was very moved by them. Now I’m rereading The Hobbit, by Tolkien, the journey of those dwarfs. It’s so far removed from reality. Why (gaze stripped of all playfulness) do we have to…...
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Fascinating film about M.C. Escher

In this Escher in The Palace documentary from 2014, photographs, prints and letters bring the life and work of the world-famous printmaker M.C. Escher to new audiences. The 20-minute film showcases his body of work, themes, techniques used and many fascinations. You also learn more about his personal life, travels, longing for the sea, doubts and successes. It is a fascinating film about a unique artist.

This film is also a permanent part of the museum exhibition but, unfortunately, can only be watched by a limited number of people at this time. To make sure you do not miss this fantastic film, we recommend watching it before your visit.

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Co-worker monday:
Monique Veldhoven

Since our doors have to stay closed to the public at this moment, we want to offer our visitors a look behind the scenes. In the next couple of weeks, we’ll introduce some of our colleagues through small interviews. They will tell you all about their job at Escher in The Palace and their love for the museum

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Take a look inside

Because we are in the unfortunate position of having to keep our doors closed at present, we are happy to offer a look behind the scenes. On this page you can take a virtual tour through our museum. We have had everything photographed in 360°. Look left, look right, look up and look down. Discover (or rediscover) Escher in The Palace. Meaning there’s no need to miss out completely!

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Timeline

The life of Escher, year by year.

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Masterpieces

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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