Escher in the Palace (Escher in Het Paleis)

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Overview

Escher in the Palace is a permanent exhibition in The Hague. It is dedicated to the Dutch graphical artist M.C. Escher. The collection is located in the former Winter Palace of Queen Mother Emma of the Netherlands.

The exhibit presents nearly all his prints, including Belvedere, Drawing Hands, Waterfall, and Ascending and Descending. Your eyes and brain will struggle to understand what they see as you’ll notice how birds are morphing into fish and water flow upstream.

Country

Netherlands

Approx. Duration

1-2 Hours Tour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – Medium

Flights & Accommodations

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

€7.00 to €11.00

Address

Escher in Het Paleis, Lange Voorhout, The Hague, Netherlands

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Recommended Age

Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Detailed Pricing

  • Adults: €11.00
  • Youth 13-17 yrs: €8.00
  • Child 7-12 yrs: €6.50
  • Child 0 – 6 yrs: Free
  • Students: €10.00

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M.C. Escher is a master in optical illusions, and you’ll see things that are, in fact, impossible. Visitors unravel some of Escher’s mysteries like the Impossible Penrose Triangle by constructing one himself.

Many find the highlight of the visit to be the seven meters long Metamorphosis III. This enormous woodcut allows visitors to experience Escher combining time and space as an organic unity.

The museum offers a lovely cafe, in case you need a relaxing break during your visit. You will also find the museum shop with unique gifts, books, mugs, and other memorials.


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Best Time To Visit

The Netherlands has its charms all year-round, and you should plan your visit based on the types of activities you wish to do.

Summertimes, June to September offer longer days and lots of sunshine (average 19°C/66°F). These are popular times, so expect more crowds and higher prices, especially in big cities like Amsterdam, top attractions, and coastal resorts.

From November to December, winter months, the weather is much colder (average 3°C/37°F). The days are pretty short, especially around January. Late November to December are popular times with tourists visiting for the festive seasons and Christmas Markets around the country.

Weather-wise, the best times to visit are mid-April to mid-October.
If you wish to see the iconic colorful tulip fields in full bloom, you should plan to travel between mid-April to mid-May.

* Remember to check the weather forecast few days before the trip and before heading to the airport. *


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