Due to the COVID-19 measures announced by the Dutch government on 2 February 2021, the Library and the Visitors Centre of the Peace Palace are closed to the public until 15 March 2021. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
We are pleased to welcome you to the Visitors Centre of the Peace Palace.
A contemporary exhibition and an impressive film will give you an introduction to the establishment of the Peace Palace and the judicial institutions located here in 30 to 45 minutes. The information is available via an audio tour in ten languages, namely Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Italian and Portuguese. Additionally, a special audio tour for children is available.
Opening hours & Reservation
The opening hours of the Visitors Centre in spring 2021 will be as follows:
– Wednesday to Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
– Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
In order to regulate the number of visitors, we must ask you to make a reservation for your visit. This can be done up to 15 minutes prior to your arrival. You can enter until fifteen minutes before or after the time stated on your ticket. Entrance to the Visitors Centre is free of charge. A donation is highly appreciated.
If you prefer to combine your visit to the Visitors Centre with a guided tour, click here for more information.
Make a reservation for the Visitors Centre
We ensure that the Visitors Centre and our equipment are cleaned frequently and carefully. You can also choose to bring your own headphones or earphones for the audio tour. You are requested to disinfect your hands at the entrance. Read more about our approach to protect the health of our guests and employees.