1. Sample and buy jenever (gin) and liqueurs crafted in The Hague's oldest distillery, Van Kleef, according to traditional recipes dating back to 1842.
2. Located 10 minutes' drive from the centre of The Hague, the Louwman Museum is widely regarded as one of the world’s finest collections of historic automobiles. Assembled by two generations of the Louwman family since 1934, the museum houses 230 antique and classic cars.
3. Indulge your inner ghoul at the Museum de Gevangenpoort (Prison Gate Museum). Built in 1370 as an entrance gate to the Binnenhof, the Gevangenpoort was converted into a prison in 1420 and into a museum in 1853. Today, you can wince at the collection of torture instruments and get locked inside an original medieval cell.
4. Hugely popular with children, Madurodam is an interactive, open-air park of miniature Dutch cities, towns, harbours, windmills and dykes all modeled with astonishing accuracy to a scale of 1:25.
5. Set on a picturesque canal in the market village of Loosduinen, the Loosduinen Museum is a 19th century windmill-powered flour mill and granary, which informs visitors about local history and making bread.