The best museums in Delft in 2021

These are the top 10 best museums in Delft, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Delft, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Delft.

These are the best museums in Delft:

  1. Vermeer Centrum Delft1

    Vermeer Centrum Delft

    Vermeer Centrum Delft is dedicated to the life of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). The museum covers his work and his relationship to Delft. The permanent exhibition illustrates how Johannes Vermeer worked in his studio. In addition, the stories are told of the 37 paintings that the V
  2. Museum Prinsenhof Delft2

    Museum Prinsenhof Delft

    Museum Prinsenhof Delft is one of the Top 100 UNESCO monuments in the Netherlands. The museum illustrates the story of William of Orange and his role in the formation of the Dutch Republic. It is situated at the place where he was killed. The museum exhibits paintings, historical artefacts, prints a
  3. Royal Delft3

    Royal Delft

    Did you know that the iconic Delftware is actually painted with black? While baking in the oven, the black changes to the familiar, intense blue color. Delft Blue is still made by hand in a traditional way at Royal Delft. Here you can see our painters and craftsmen at work in the factory. In the mus
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  5. Museum Paul Tetar van Elven4

    Museum Paul Tetar van Elven

    The Paul T├ętar van Elven museum Is housed in a 16th century canal house. The house was inhabited by the Dutch painter, collector and teacher Paul Tetar van Elven in the period from 1864 to 1894. The property still has the well-preserved 19th century authentic interior, including Delft pottery, orien
  6. Medical and Pharmaceutical museum De Griffioen5

    Medical and Pharmaceutical museum De Griffioen

  7. Nieuwe Kerk6

    Nieuwe Kerk

    The Nieuwe Kerk in the city of Delft, is, with its 108.75 meter tower, the church with the highest church tower in the Netherlands, after the Dom Tower in Utrecht. The church is known for the Praalgraf of Willem van Oranje.
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  9. Oude Kerk7

    Oude Kerk

    The Oude Kerk in Delft is one of the two large old churches in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland; the other large old church in Delft is the Nieuwe Kerk. The Oude Kerk dates from 1246.
  10. TU Delft Botanical Garden8

    TU Delft Botanical Garden

    The TU Delft Botanical Garden is home to approximately seven thousand plant species and includes an arboretum, a central garden, a herb garden and greenhouses. The greenhouses house some two thousand species of plants. In the botanical garden are typical technical crops from Delft. Among others, the
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    Gereedschap Museum Mensert

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    Tabaks Historisch Museum Delft


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