The 14 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Delft

Be amazed by the beauty of ancient Delft. The historic city centre is full of characteristic buildings, imposing churches and canals to dream away. In the city known for Vermeer, Delft Blue, the relationship with the Royal family and student life, you will have fun all day long. Create your own city guide and experience a perfect day in Delft.

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Admire the towers and iron drawbridge of Delft's last remaining city gate, built around 1400.

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This late Gothic house was built around 1505. Behind the beautiful façade is the headquarters of the Delfland Hoogheemraadschap.

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Science Centre Delft

In this interactive museum you can get started yourself and you will get a glimpse into the kitchen of TU Delft through various research setups.

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Vermeer Centrum

In the Vermeer Centre Delft you can explore the life, work and city of this 17th-century painter Vermeer.

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Royal Delft

Discover the history and authentic production process of the world famous Delft Blue in this 17th century factory.

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Visit the medieval prison in this old town hall. Discover torture tools and the place where the murderer of William of Orange has been.

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Expositieruimte 38CC

At Exposition Space 38CC, be inspired and marvel at the contemporary visual arts in which social themes emerge.

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Oude Kerk

The beautiful stained glass windows bring you back to the early Middle Ages. Discover the graves of a number of celebrities here.

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After many functions, this square is nowadays mainly a cozy place where you can eat and drink. Plenty of terraces and restaurants.

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Nieuwe Kerk

A church with a royal allure. In this church is the royal crypt where the Oranjes find their final resting place.

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Paul Tetar van Elven

Let the beautiful authentic interior amaze you. In addition to the work of the painter and art collector, you will find much more special here.

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Maria Van Jessekerk

In this church you can admire a rich interior, consisting of beautiful murals, old framework and the Marschalkerweerdorgel.

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Museum Prinsenhof

Learn a lot about Dutch history through an extensive collection of paintings, pottery and utensils.

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A large and historic market square where you can enjoy on a terrace with the beautiful view of the Nieuwe Kerk and the town hall.

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