Fotomuseum Den Haag

Den Haag

Adjoining the Gemeentemuseum and sharing a building with GEM, Den Haag's excellent photography museum mounts several major exhibitions a year. The ground-floor cafe overlooks the ornamental lake in front of the Gemeentemuseum and is a popular meeting spot in this part of town.

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