US embassy in The Hague may become museum, hotel

US embassy The HagueThe American embassy in The Hague may be turned into a hotel and a museum for artist MC Escher, local broadcaster Omroep West says on Thursday.

The embassy’s new location in Wassenaar will open in 2017 and the current building close to the Dutch parliament will become vacant.

‘This is a major opportunity for The Hague to strengthen its international allure and tourist attractions,’ the broadcaster quotes city officials as saying.

The Escher museum is currently housed just 100 metres away from the embassy building.

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