Cultural Venues (Self Guided), Delft

Delft is a romantic city with lovely narrow medieval streets which are packed with cultural venues such as the Vermeer Center, Kunst en Coach Gallery and Theatre de Veste. The city’s cultural life is vibrant and diverse. Fascinating exhibitions, fabulous theatre plays and other enlightening activities reflect local traditions and history. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover Delft's most popular cultural venues.
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Cultural Venues Map

Guide Name: Cultural Venues
Guide Location: Netherlands » Delft (See other walking tours in Delft)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 4
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: sabrina
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • DOK Library Concept Center
  • Theatre de Veste
  • Vermeer Centre
  • Filmhuis Lumen
DOK Library Concept Center

1) DOK Library Concept Center

DOK Library Concept Center is a cultural and entertainment venue popular with people young and old. The DOK Library offers books, magazines, films and music. There are also rooms with Internet access, a computer gaming center for children and a comic books stand. Art exhibitions are often organized here. The center is always bustling with exciting activities, making it a popular cultural spot in Delft.
Theatre de Veste

2) Theatre de Veste

Situated in the historic center of Delft, Theatre de Veste is home to performances, congresses, meetings and other business and cultural events. There is a spacious welcoming foyer inside this 500-seat venue, as well as the popular B&L theatre café. Performances include dramatic plays, stand up comedy, and dance.
Vermeer Centre

3) Vermeer Centre (must see)

Vermeer Center is a popular cultural venue named after a prominent Dutch artist who was born in Delft in 1632. Johannes Vermeer lived and worked in Delft during Dutch Golden Age. Housed in a historic St. Lucas Guild building, the Center offers a journey into the artist’s life, offering striking exhibitions of paintings. Each painting has a special story attached to it. There is also a studio here, which explores Vermeer's approach to work.

Operation Hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Filmhuis Lumen

4) Filmhuis Lumen

Situated north of the historic heart of Delft, Filmhuis Lumen is a theater and cinema founded in 1996. Filmhuis Luminen provides beautiful movie halls which attract children and adults. Filmhuis specialises in presenting traditional movies as well as international ones. There are four afternoon movies shown here daily and various matinees, dance and pantomime performances for kids that are organized on set days. It is also home to film festivals and other cultural events.

Walking Tours in Delft, Netherlands

Create Your Own Walk in Delft

Create Your Own Walk in Delft

Creating your own self-guided walk in Delft is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Top Religious Buildings

Top Religious Buildings

Delft is a beautiful old town with lots of history reflected in its buildings. Old churches have dominated the skyline of Delft for centuries. Their stories are unique and interesting. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit the town's most prominent places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Delft Introduction Walk

Delft Introduction Walk

Delft is a beautiful medieval town with numerous old buildings, each with a long and interesting story. This typical Dutch city with canals and numerous bridges offers an exciting journey into the past. Take this self-guided walking tour to see the city’s most prominent landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
Delft Galleries Walking Tour

Delft Galleries Walking Tour

Delft is a charming city with ample history and picturesque scenery that has inspired local artists for centuries. With numerous galleries the city’s art life is colorful and vibrant. Take this walking tour to embark on a fascinating journey into the world of visual arts in Delft.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Delft Museums Walking Tour

Delft Museums Walking Tour

Delft is a beautiful city and a municipality in the province of South Holland. The city has a rich diversity of museums, such as the Museum of Mineralogy and Geology, Museum Lambert van Meerten, the Army Museum and others which present the city's historical past through fascinating exhibits. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit the best museums in Delft.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles