The story of The Hague
‘The story of The Hague’ is a historic city walk for young and old alike and an original addition to the city’s range of cultural tourism products.
A guide of Gilde The Hague will take you to the best highlights in The Hague’s history. One can relive the past of the Netherlands at the attractive Historical Museum of The Hague near the Hofvijver. On your itinerary you will see some great objects from The Hague’s and Dutch history. After your visit, the guide will take you to impressive places and buildings around the city’s historic centre, like the Binnenhof and its castle of the count of Holland, the city palaces situated on the Kneuterdijk and the Lange Voorhout and the Jugendstil buildings of the Noordeinde. Arriving at Panorama Mesdag, you enter ‘the biggest painting in the Netherlands’ and experience the magical optical illusion of this fantastic 1881 panorama of Scheveningen and hear about its creator Hendrik Willem Mesdag and ‘The Hague School of Art’. The 2½ hour programme shall be concluded here with a drink.
‘The story of The Hague’: every Sunday at 13.30 h. from The Hague Historical Museum, Korte Vijverberg 7, The Hague.
Price: € 17,50 including a visit at the Hague Historical Museum, Panorama Mesdag and a consumption.
Reservations: only at the VVV (Tourist Information Office), Hofweg 1, The Hague, tel. 070-3385800
Online at www.denhaag.com or for sale at one of the Tourist Information Offices in The Hague: VVV Den Haag (Hofweg 1) or VVV Scheveningen (Gevers Deynootstraat 1134.
For additional information see: www.thestoryofthehague.nl
This city walk is the result of a cooperation between Panorama Mesdag, Gilde Den Haag, Den Haag Marketing and the Historical Museum of The Hague.