Due to the measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, ProDemos can receive fewer visitors than ussual.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays you can join our guided walk in English: “The Binnenhof and its surroundings”.
Please ignore the information below, as it is outdated right now.
Throughout the centuries the ‘Binnenhof’ (Inner Court) has been the centre of political life in the Netherlands. Dominating the Binnenhof is the Hall of Knights. From the Hall of Knights it is just a few steps to the Dutch Parliamentary buildings. ProDemos – House for Democracy and the Rule of Law – welcomes you to visit the centre of Dutch politics and to learn more about its history, traditions and current affairs.
You can choose from the following programmes:
- States General Tour (ca. 90 minutes, EUR 11,00 per person)
- Dutch Politics Tour (ca. 90 minutes, EUR 11,00 per person)
- House of Representatives Tour (ca. 90 minutes, EUR 9,50 per person)
- Hall of Knights Visit (ca. 50 minutes, EUR 5,50 per person)
The guided tours start at Hofweg 1, in the reception area of the Visitor Centre next to Café Brasserie Dudok.
All standard guided tours are conducted in Dutch or English.
Tours are available on prodemos.nl/tours. On the Dutch-spoken tours ProDemos can provide an audio guide (max. 6 people per tour) for our individual foreign guests in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Handouts are also available in Chinese, Japanese, Polish and Russian.
Please note: All visitors to the House of Representatives are required to register online before their visit. Without registration and a valid form of id you will not be granted access to the House of Representatives
The Hall of Knights is not accessible for people with a serious mobility impairment, as the hall can only be accessed via stairs.
Groups & Arrangements
All tours can be conducted in private for groups up to 30 participants (Hall of Knights up to 50 participants). For more information visit ProDemos Arrangements.
Come and join this guided walk that explores the Binnenhof and surroundings. Take a stroll past the centuries-old parliamentary buildings: the Ridderzaal, Senate and the Ministry of General Affairs, and learn the history of these places of great importance. Would you have guessed, for example, that the Prime Minister’s ‘Tower’...