Prices / Times

Please read our measures for a safe visit, before you'll come visit the Prison Gate Museum.

Opening hours

  • Tue - Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat & Sun: 12 noon - 5 PM
  • The Prison Gate Museum is closed on Mondays.
  • Click here for opening hours during national holidays in 2020.

Guided tours

We are happy to keep the doors of the Prison Gate Museum open to the public. Guided tours and group visits are unfortunately not yet possible in the short term. In the meantime you are more than welcome to discover the age-old cell complex by yourself with an audio tour. Also, discover our exhibition sites where the medieval court was housed.

The audio tour is available in Dutch, English and Japanese. We offer free booklets with the tour information in various languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese and Russian.

Admission prices

Are you planning to visit the Historical Museum of The Hague?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to buy tickets at the ticket office.

Please buy your tickets for entry online

The Prison Gate Museum shares an entrance with the Gallery Prince William V. You may opt to buy a combined ticket which allows you to visit both museums for a reduced total admission fee. Please note that the Gallery Prince William V is closed at least until the end of 2020.

Prison Gate Museum Combination Gallery Prince William V
Adults € 15,00 € 17,50
Children aged 4 - 18 € 7,50 non applicable
CJP/Cultuurkaart/Student pass € 7,50 non applicable
PEP-pas/ Hague volunteer pass € 7,50 non applicable
Museumkaart/Rotterdampas/ICOM/Vereniging Rembrandt/Ooievaarspas free free

Wheelchair accessibility

The Prison Gate Museum is a historic building. It has many narrow staircases, high thresholds and uneven floors. Therefore, the museum is unfortunately not accessible to wheelchairs.

Terms and conditions for visitors:
Download the visitor conditions of the Prison Gate Museum.