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Museum Prinsenhof Delft, Delft
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Step into the life of William the Silent and view paintings from the Dutch Golden Age at Museum Prinsenhof Delft. The 16th-century Dutch Prince of Orange made his home at the complex, originally built as a monastery in the Middle Ages. Today the urban palace houses a municipal museum displaying a collection of Dutch Golden Age paintings. Tour the museum with a guide or headset, and view exhibits on Delftware imitation porcelain, famous Delft residents, and William the Silent. See where his assassination took place; you'll see the bullet holes still visible in the walls. Work out when and for how long to visit Museum Prinsenhof Delft and other Delft attractions using our handy Delft holiday planner.
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The museum has done a good job in catering to non-Dutch speakers with bi-linguals signs and subtitles for Dutch videos. Not all of the art is breathtaking, but they do have some very nice pieces. The ... read more »
Prachtig decor voor een reis door de tijd door middel van een uitstekende iconografie, maar zeer "museaal" voorgesteld: klassiek, zonder echte uitschieters behalve natuurlijk de plek waar Willem van O... read more »Beautiful backdrop for a journey through time by means of an excellent iconography, but very "Museum" suggested: classical, without real outliers except of course the place where William of Orange was killed.show original
Located behind the Oude Kerke, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum which provided a good understanding of Dutch history and, in particular, of the part played by William of Orange. Worth a vi... read more »
This museum is dedicated to "William of Orange" (although there are some other exhibits as well). There is a section of numbered routes to help you with navigation inside the museum. It is quite small, but a must-see nevertheless.
Well worth the visit. Good and interactive be exhibitions in a truly historical context. The bullet holes of the killing of William of orange is a must see.
As it was late when we arrived at the museum we did not get a chance to go inside, only saw the outside and the lovely garden which was a shame.
Yi Chiao Cheng
Absolutely amazing. Good way to learn about William the orange
Nice museum with a lot of history both in the exhibits and in the venue itself. The museum primarily focuses on the highlights of Netherland's history with some nice artwork.
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