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Vermeer Centrum Delft

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Address: Voldergracht 21, 2611 EV Delft, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31 (0)15 - 213 85 88
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Vermeer Museum is hidden in the back street but excellent

We went to the Vermeer Museum in Delft and just loved it I n fact, we went back again the next year. It is so well laid out with lovely art work by such an amazing artist. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Vermeer Museum in Delft and just loved it I n fact, we went back again the next year. It is so well laid out with lovely art work by such an amazing artist. There is a room laid out as if he had just laid down his paintbrush and gone for a walk. I did not... More 

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Wirral
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Even though there are no original Vermeers here we really enjoyed our visit and leanred loads. We particularly enjoyed the film.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Vermeer’s house itself is worth a visit but it will cost you unless you park your car in a garage. The Regionale Belaisting Groep – a cash-hungry private company, which “operates” Delft’s parking system runs a scam penalising unsuspecting visitors. Most of the streets are not clearly sign-posted for “special parking zones” (apparently only at the entry to these... More 

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Saltillo, Mexico
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A quick visit would be enough but it is still interesting! It does not have any originals nor anything original from Vermeer, it is more kind of a stage.

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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Take your time and enjoy this interactive museum designed to bring the world of Vermeer to the viewer. Depictions of his works, an introduction film, interesting displays on light and its effect on his style, and assumptions on what he "could have" meant as he painted his remarkable work. Its a fine place for children over 10 or such and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The other really famous Dutch painter ... fascinating insight into Vermeer's life (when not a lot is known about him) and the Dutch art scene and society in the 17th Century. Audio guide very important - I normally don't use them, but here I'd say it is essential. Seeing his paintings without a single painting present was very exciting and... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It doesn't include any Vermeer's original paintings, but you have the chance to see the copies of all of his paintings. This gives you the opportunity to understand Vermeer's evolution during his career, compare and understand the different patterns and have a more global perspective of his works. It is worth visiting it.

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Toronto, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Interesting attempt to explain an artist but not enough content, somewhat repetitive in discussion of symbolism, and no original art. The audio guide was clever - just point it at a marker to get an explanation. The range and chronology of his work was interesting to see. Brief discussions of topics like preparation of paints and making brushes.

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Vancouver
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Winter in Delft is very different from a summer afternoon in this little city painted by the enigmatic master Vermeer, but it has a charm all its own. If you are weary from the cold and the wind and angry at the train station construction site that messes up the entry to the old town, visit the Vermeer Centre and... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Vermeer Centrum is a worthwhile tour. While they do not have any original Vermeers (there are only 34 authenticated paintings in the world), they do an excellent job of showing Vermeer life, attitude, and how he used light in so many different ways. Some people will complain there are no original Vermeers in his house. Not me. It was... More 

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