Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), The Hague

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View most of M.C. Escher's prints at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), delve into the world of optical illusions, and see the Impossible Penrose Triangle. Dedicated to the country's most famous graphic artist, the museum features permanent exhibits of mind-boggling pieces fashioned to confuse the human mind. See endless staircases, twisted spaces, giant children, and tiny adults. Highlights include a 7 m (23 ft) long woodcut intended to depict eternity and infinity by deceiving perception; chandeliers shaped like sharks, spiders, and skulls; and infinity mirrors. Make Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) a part of your The Hague vacation plans using our The Hague trip itinerary builder app .
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  • You can see all the famous works Escher here. Highly recommended. A number of pieces I had not see before. Particularly interesting to learn about how he created his prints and the effort required.  more »
  • Magnificent experience, an interactive museum house, with amazing works by this brilliant Dutch artist. There are videos, optical effects that you can experience in person; Each painting deserves a thorough observation to better understand its uniqueness. The Palace of the museum is also beautiful.
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  • I love the surrealistic art that Escher made. The art is on exhibit in queen Emma's palace. Though the rooms are not as lavishly decorated as they used to, the old palace is a wonderful setting to look at the paintings! Three entrance fee is only 10 euro's. It's this cheap because they use a lot of volunteers. Everyone is very friendly and more then willing to help or explain something.
  • Fun museum full of modern art collection. Totally love the interactive exhibitions! Every piece of painting deserves a thorough appreciation and to understand the details. The ticket is a little pricy and museum card is not valid here.
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