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Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw

Delft, The Netherlands
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About Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw
Family owned Delft Pottery that produces the hand-painted traditional Delftware. Free guided tours by professional guides. Showroom en shop.
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31 reviews
Get a masterclass in Delftware (or Delft Blue) pottery on a private tour and pottery workshop at the Delftse Pauw factory in Delft. Visit the traditional factory for an inside look at how the iconic blue-and-white pottery is made, then design your own Delft tile under the watchful eye of a professional artist. Enjoy the opportunity to visit the showroom, where you receive discounts on any items you purchase.
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from $39.27
1 review
See more of the Netherlands outside Amsterdam on a day trip to Rotterdam, Delft, and the Hague. Activities include a cruise around the Rotterdam harbor, learning about Delft's famous blue pottery, and visiting Madordam. This tour allows you to avoid the hassle of renting a car or finding other transportation to these locations so you can enjoy a pre-planned day.
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from $88.65
14 reviews
A fan of Dutch blue-and-white pottery? Don’t miss this 1-hour tour of the Delftse Pauw factory in Delft. A variety of tour times makes it easy to fit this charming experience into your sightseeing. Learn about the famous blue-and-white earthenware’s origins, how it’s made, and delight in the handmade piece you get to take home as a souvenir. After the tour, peruse the factory showroom and benefit from discounts on items you may purchase.
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from $22.44
60 reviews
Enjoy two top-selling Holland tours in one memorable day. See Amsterdam on a city tour combined with an afternoon trip to Delft and The Hague with this Amsterdam Super Saver. Listen to guided commentary as your coach passes by popular attractions including the Royal Palace, the Skinny Bridge and the Red Light District. Later, witness how Delft pottery is produced at De  Delftse Pauw, view the Binnenhof and the Peace Palace, and admire Dutch landmarks in miniature at Madurodam.
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from $88.65
14 reviews
Discover the delights of Holland on a full-day small-group tour to Rotterdam, The Hague and Delft from Amsterdam. Admire the scenic Dutch countryside as you travel by luxury minivan to Rotterdam, a charming city replete with cutting-edge architecture and quaint waterways. After enjoying a lengthy Spido boat tour, head to the cultural town of Delft to see a selection of enchanting sights and delve into local Dutch traditions. Conclude at political powerhouse, The Hague, and see grand government buildings shrouded in history before returning to Amsterdam.
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from $167.20
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All reviews free tour delft pottery personal tour each piece whole process no pressure to buy free visit knowledgeable guide gift shop start to finish fabulous tour family business nothing fancy family owned interesting talk tram station small factory
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Reviewed 3 days ago

5 of us walked in without reservations and they immediately sent us upstairs for a tour. The man giving it was very informational. Learned that Delftware is only for ornamentation, not for food or for flowers. We got to watch 4 artists painting the ware....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best factory tours we’ve experienced. Total overview of how this beautiful pottery is made from start to finish. Fun to watch the crafters at work. Be ready for the gift shop! A great stop on our tour if the countryside!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gran7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great experience. I wound up getting the package that allowed me to make my own tile. It was an unforgettable experience to have a Delft painter show me the techniques. In a few weeks, I will receive my very own fired and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stephanie F
Seaside10795459920, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your enthusiastic review. I am happy we created a memory.

Reviewed July 24, 2019

Our tour was without any reservation. It was a lovely way to spend some time. The guide was very informative and shared interesting details.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank quilterb2018
Seaside10795459920, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thank you very much for your visit, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the tour. Kind Regards

Reviewed July 16, 2019

Nice to see one of the two remaining Delft Potteries. The production process is concisely explained and then you can visit the painting shop and chat freely with the artists. We enjoyed our visit !

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 72Chris
Seaside10795459920, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

Thank you for your visit. Very good to hear you enjoyed your visit. Kind Reards

Reviewed July 5, 2019

We really enjoyed the tour and its a great place to pick up some of the famous Delft pottery. But you really need to have a personal interest or appreciate the artistry. Its cool you get to see the artists performing their craft and the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Oilerman
DelftPottery, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you very much. This is indeed meant for people who appreciate crafts and handwork, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

Free tour demonstrates and explains the pottery making process. Get there before the tour buses arrive.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beverly B
DelftPottery, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you for your review. We have tours for tour buses but individual visitors can have a private tour. Kind Regards

Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Don’t pay for a tour. Arrive there and the tour is free - you might just need to wait a few minutes before one starts. It was interesting to see the whole process of how the items are made and we were able to watch...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Scrappywalker
DelftPottery, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy you liked and enjoyed our collection.

Reviewed May 19, 2019

Show up at the factory - store and do a tour. It is very interesting and informative. IF you are lucky ( like we were) there will not be a tour bus full of people ( there was one as we were leaving....)

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank yellowpixels
DelftPottery, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2019

Thank you for your positive review. We are happy you found it interesting and informative.

Reviewed May 2, 2019

This place is charming, quaint and so peaceful . The workers obviously adore their job which is a passion they friendly share. I highly recommend this private tour and will cherish this special afternoon for a long long time if not ever .

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lachaup
DelftPottery, General Manager at Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Thank you. As a family owned company our staff works indeed with a passion. Thank you for your review.

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I had some pottery shipped to the US and they had told me it would ship within a day or two. Two weeks go by and I never heard anything so I called and they had to use my invoice number on my receipt to find my order that... More
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Dear Sir/Madam, From mid March till November 1st , They are open 7 days a week from 9.00 till 16.30 including national holidays. You can visit their website for more details on thedelftbluefactory
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