Museum Het Prinsenhof

Museum Het Prinsenhof in Delft

The Museum Prinsenhof Delft offers a unique opportunity to explore the history of the Netherlands, Delft and delftware. The museum is housed in a building of great historical importance, the site of some of the most dramatic and consequential events of Dutch history. It was once the court of William of Orange, the Father of the Dutch Nation. In the museum you will also discover the role the citizens of Delft played in the history of the Netherlands and how delftware became the global brand it is today. We call it the miracle of Delft. Between 1880 and 1940, thanks to an extraordinary synergy among art, knowledge and industry, Delft grew to be one of the most important centres of applied arts. Art Nouveau / New Objectivity / Delft tells this inspiring story with the help of posters, pottery and stained glass made in this period.

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