Requesting images

The Documentation & Information department administers a large collection of images of objects in the museum’s collection. It also has an archive of gallery images of exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague Museum of Photography and GEM. You may order reproductions for both commercial and personal use.

Normal procedure
Your request will be taken into consideration after receipt by e-mail (to Once the fee has been agreed, the financial department will send an invoice. The image will be sent via WeTransfer as soon as possible after payment is received. 

Existing images are supplied approx. four weeks after receipt of payment. The delivery time for new images is at least six weeks. 

Urgent requests
In response to an urgent request, existing images will be supplied one week after receipt of payment. New images that have been urgently requested will be supplied 2-3 weeks after receipt of payment. Higher fees apply to images supplied in response to urgent requests (an additional 10% on the rate for each image). 

Copyright and image rights
The images are not all free of copyright. Applicants should contact Pictoright in the Netherlands, a similar institution in another country, or the stakeholder to arrange right of use.

To request images for press use, contact the Marketing & Communication department by emailing

For reproductions in various sizes, please contact the museum shop by emailing or call +31 (0)70 338 1111.