We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vermeer Centrum Delft

Voldergracht 21, 2611 EV Delft, The Netherlands
31 (0)15 - 213 85 88
Improve this listing
Ranked #5 of 23 Attractions in Delft
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
19 visitor photos
Write a Review

150 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    66
    49
    19
    12
    4
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Vermeer museum is one of these art museums that can be interesting for kids and adults alike. It's small size make it not tiring, the self guided tours delivers simple explanations on aspects that are normally concealed from the untrained eye and that can be conveyed to kids, and the rest of the exhibits bring the world of Vermeer to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, Maine
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

All the paintings are reproductions, but that's not the point. The point is that this center displays all of Vermeer's works in sequence, so you can really see what kinds of settings he preferred. From what I saw, those were corners of rooms with windows to the left and people on the right lit by window light. One fascinating part... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

very informative and not expensive you find out a lot about the artist and how he went about his craft

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brooklyn, New York
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
48 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a relatively new attraction in Delft, located in the guildhouse of which Vermeer was a member. The exhibition was splendid, with reproduction and information on all of Vermeer's paintings. The film presentation was very informative as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My mother, my boyfriend and I travelled to delft from Amsterdam and spent a good portion of the day in the Vermeer center. We got there just in time for a free English tour around the center, which is what I think really MADE the experience for us. Our tour guide was relaxed, knowledgable and really entertaining. We all liked... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brasilia, DF
Top Contributor
220 reviews 220 reviews
132 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

In search of the Vermeer's paintings I've been to many cities around the world and I had also to visit his birthplace, the magic city of Delft, Netherlands. The Vermeer Centrum Delft is a special place for some reasons: 1) Vermeer lived here; 2) it's the only place, as far as I know, where you can see (reproductions, of course... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very friendly staff and a lovely café/gift shop. Everything here is a facsimile or print of Vermeer's work. Quite claustrophobic inside, exacerbated by the multi-media sensory assault and nothing of the original interior of the building exists which is a shame.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Västerbotten
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A great center with beautiful views and great atmosphere. We spend some time listening to a musician and went into a cheese story to have some free samples. We truly enjoyed it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denver, Colorado
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a very good exhibit, however, if you're looking to see the Girl With the Pearl Earring, you won't find it here. you would have to go to the Maurits House for that.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I'm assuming if you're in Delft, you love Vermeer. This museum and cultural center gives the best 1-2 hour summary of the importance of his work. If you are already a Vermeer expert it may not add, but if like most visitors, still learning, this will impress. It simply has to be visited as it's also Vermeer 'in situ'. Go

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Vermeer Centrum Delft also viewed

Delft, South Holland Province
Delft, South Holland Province
 
Delft, South Holland Province
Delft, South Holland Province
 

Been to Vermeer Centrum Delft? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Vermeer Centrum Delft, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing