Visitors Centre the Mauritshuis

Visitor Centre Het Mauritshuis

Welcome to the Mauritshuis! Start in the Canon Room, play the Fortress game or experience the Siege of the French in the Governor's Room. Three themes, divided over several rooms, will let you experience the stories of the Stelling of Willemstad and more!

In the attic, you will find the local heritage museum. Objects bring the fascinating history of Willemstad to life about its citizens, farmers and country folk. Every Saturday, the Willemstad local history society members are happy to tell you about their collection.  

Interactive visitors' centre
Every room in the Mauritshuis visitors' centre introduces you to the stories of Willemstad, the d…

In the attic, you will find the local heritage museum. Objects bring the fascinating history of Willemstad to life about its citizens, farmers and country folk. Every Saturday, the Willemstad local history society members are happy to tell you about their collection.  

Interactive visitors' centre
Every room in the Mauritshuis visitors' centre introduces you to the stories of Willemstad, the defence line (Stelling) and the Southern Waterline interactively. This includes a film in the Cannon Room, a sailing trip along the Southern Waterline, a large multimedia conference table and a real Flood Cabinet. As a guest in the Mauritshuis, you can press every button, listen to every story and get the chance to inundate yourself. In the local heritage attic, you can search for the stories of citizens, farmers and country folk. After your stay at the visitor centre, why not go for a walk in the surrounding area? Discover the audio tips for visitors in the reception hall! 

Opening times

  • Every monday closed
  • Every tuesday closed
  • Every wednesday from 11:00 to 17:00
  • Every thursday from 11:00 to 17:00
  • Every friday from 11:00 to 17:00
  • Every saturday from 12:00 to 17:00
  • Every sunday from 12:00 to 17:00
  • Note: opening times may be different during public holidays

Prices

  • Free

Location