Museum de Gevangenpoort
Galerij Prins Willem V
Part of the Gevangenpoort complex, this gallery was the first public museum in the Netherlands when it opened in 1773. Paintings...
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Museum de Gevangenpoort information
Across the Hofvijver from the Binnenhof, the Gevangenpoort is a surviving remnant of the 13th-century city fortifications. It has hourly tours showing how justice was dispensed back in the day and new displays bathe the torture tools in radiant light.