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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  • The Escher museum is worth it for its works, and for the building! Escher was a great madman. An eternal curious child in the body of a huge artist. The museum is very well laid, with a very wide variety of his work and at the same time it is well worth the real house in done is installed. In addition, the lamps in each room are a separate theme. If you're in The Hague, don't miss it!
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  • Nice overview of a lot of works by the artist. Also 3D and sometimes also interactive for the children
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  • So much fun. Both The Palace as well as the MC Escher art. They also had interactive art displays that were very much fun. The crystal chandeliers that were different in every room were another form of art. The gift store had very nice items at reasonable prices too. Well worth the time I truly enjoyed it.
  • This might be my favourite ever museum/gallery. Escher is unbelievably wonderful. The detail in the work is phenomenal. The ideas expressed are enchanting. Set aside a few hours to immerse yourself in something truly outstanding. I'm not usually so amazed, but I've just spent 2 of the most rewarding hours of my life. Joyful.
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