If you want to know everything about Delft Blue, visit the factory where Delftware is made. Book your tickets here and become an expert on Delft blue earthenware.
Royal Delft Experience:
Royal Delft is the only remaining company in the Netherlands that produces original Delft Blue. Royal Delft has done that since the 17th century! The method that the company used to manufacture Delft Blue is still the same method as they did in the 17th century and is the standard for contemporary Delft Blue. Royal Delft Experience represents a centuries old tradition.
What can you expect:
During a visit to the Royal Delft Experience, you will learn the history of Delft blue earthenware, the production process, and demonstrations of painting. You see how passionate artisans and painters fully enjoy their work. Among other things, you can witness the production process of the manufacture of Delft Blue earthenware from the hunk clay to a beautiful end product, a Delft Blue earthenware service. During your tour, you will meet the craftsmen of the Royal Delft Experience in the factory and you can ask them all your questions.
Did you know:
Did you know that the Delft Blue articles are still painted by hand? And that the pottery is painted in black for baking? The beautiful deep blue color only appears after baking.
Audio tour or Guide:
During your visit to the Royal Delft Experience, you can make use of an audio tour, in which everything is told about what you see and experience. This audio tour is available in the languages ΓÇïΓÇïDutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Japanese. Do you prefer a live guide? That is certainly possible in different languages. It is best to contact Royal Delft for this.
Activities and workshops:
Regular activities and workshops are organized at Royal Delft. During the spring holiday 2019, a children’s workshop will be organized until 3 March. During this workshop for children up to the age of 18, they experience what it is like to be a painter at Royal Delft.
After your tour, you can hit the shop. There you can buy all kinds of Delft Blue earthenware items. From jewelry to collector’s items. The purchased products can be sent to an address of your preference (against shipping costs).