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Prison for resistance fighters
Inside the walls of Scheveningen prison is a building nicknamed the ‘Oranjehotel’ (‘Orange hotel’). During World War II, it was...
NATO Communication and Information Agency
NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is an inter-governmental military alliance between a number of western countries headed by the...
United Nations Detention Unit
Part of Scheveningen Prison
Part of the Scheveningen Prison is managed by the United Nations. Since 1995, this place has housed over 140 individuals...
International Criminal Court
War criminals on trial
Individuals are responsible for their own actions in wartime. This is the principle that underlay the establishment of the International...
Madurodam is not just a miniature city. It is a war memorial. It is called after George Maduro, an Antillean...
The Indies Monument has existed here since 1986. It was erected in memory of all Dutch victims of the World...
The flags of all 193 member states of the United Nations fly here, in the middle of the Johan de...
From fortification to International Zone
At the end of World War II, this area was occupied by the Atlantic Wall (defence works constructed by the...
Museum for Science and Culture
With its permanent display area about peace and justice and children in war times, the Museon was already heavily involved...
The oldest laws in the world
In front of the Iraqi embassy is a copy of the stone slab inscribed with the Codex Hammurabi – the...