Royal Delftware Factory
The white and blue decorative pottery, the trademark of Royal Delftware, was influenced by Chinese porcelain brought back from the east by the tradesmen of the Dutch East India Company. The Royal Delftware Factory (Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles) is the only remaining earthenware factory in Delft and dates back to the 17th century. Visitors to the factory can see painting demonstrations, attend painting workshops or visit the factory's museum and showroom. Delft is 30 miles (47km) south of Amsterdam, near The Hague. There is also a showroom in Amsterdam where visitors can also view a painting demonstration and view an exhibition. The address is Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 175-179 (on the premises of Gassan Diamonds).
Address: Rotterdamseweg 196, Delft
Telephone: +31 (0)15 251 2030
Transport: 15 to 20 minute walk from Delft Central Station
Opening times: Open daily from 9am to 5pm (25 March to 1 November), and Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5 pm (2 November to 24 March). Closed between Christmas and New Years' Day
Admission: €6.50 (adults), Children under 12 free