Free entry to the garden with building ceramics (shop and brasserie). Visitors to the Royal Delft Experience receive a 50% discount on the entrance fee of € 13.50 incl. audio tour.
All day you can visit the monumental building and have a guided tour led by members of Loge Silentium and the other users of the building: the Loges Delta and Catena Aurea.
This beautiful hidden church at the Bagijnhof, hidden perl of the city center, can be viewed throughout the opening. There are volunteers who can answer your questions.
At 10.30, 12.30, 14.30 and 16.30, there is a volunteer who will give some more explanation about the building.
The Foundation Friends Schuilkerk Bagijnhof is also present throughout the day. They will sell the famous Bagijnen bisquits among other things. These bisquits are baked by bakery The Diamond Ring to Historic Recipe.
Short tours are given to the Groote Sael on the 1st floor from the Taveerne.
Regularly there are guided tours in the church.
Both days there are enthusiastic volunteers who explain the meaning of religious images and the history of the chapel.
These are indicated on the day. The tours will be just as spectacular as in previous years.
View the new exhibition of the Old Church and the exhibition 'Exposed - windows and statues' by visual artist Ria van Oosten.
Mariska Schoonewille of the studio "Schoone Kunst" gives a demonstration and explanation about ceramics, painting and glazes. She gets inspired by buildings in her surroundings and is guided by her fantasy. An idea grows under her hands into a fascinating three-dimensional form. The work of Mariska Schoonwille is a must see.
At Museum 'Historisch Joris’, visitors will have a look through the keyhole of the old St. Joris Hospital, its staff and its residents.
Exhibition Occupational Therapy
All day you have the opportunity to visit the church and to get an explanation of the building. Special are the two wooden statues that survived the iconoclasm.
Visit the redesigned church and the new exhibition of the New Church.
Millers and guides tell about the history of this particular monument: A place where culture, history and craftsmanship meet and where city and country have met each other for centuries. They show you the traditional grinding process from cereal to flour.
With enough wind, the mill rotates and grain is grinded of course!
There are film fragments of grain harvest, threshing and grinding as it happened before. Outside the mill game can be played.
At The Millers house you can go for coffee and apple pie made from Delfts mill flour. In good weather, the new terrace behind The Millers house is open!
Millers shop Craft is open both days. A new Delft bread will be revealed in collaboration with a true Delft city baker. What's more, we'll have a little secret ... Come and taste it during Open Monument Days!
The entrance to the mill is free. Would you like to contribute to the new 'look-do-experience' attic in the Mill, then become 'friend of the mill' or donate into the mill jar!
Beer history Delft organizes beer historic days with:
• A demonstration of brewing beer
• Beer tasting led by Eugene Straver
• A small exhibition about the link of beer with the theme 'Farmers, Citizens and Country people'.
Trio for 2 whistles and cello and hoboduet.
On Saturday September 9th from 11.00 am, it offers the Prince Party
An extensive program of music, workshops, talk shows, artists, design, technique and design.
Look around in the historic building.
11:45 and 14:00 Funny guided tour by Geert Vermeegen and Poetic Engeneering
15.15 and 16:45 soundtrack Audible Reminders Traces and territories.
Meet the creators: artists, designers and musicians are present to give explanations and sometimes live demonstrations.
Help building an interactive installation.
Look for the full program at www.prinsenkwartier.nl
Visitors can participate in a tour explaining the monumental building in which the company is located. There is room for 30 people per tour and can not be reserved.
The tea house has a very beautiful garden. Here are two storytellers waiting for you. Story-teller Iris de Ruiter tells about a prince who must marry a princess who has no evil thoughts. Can such a princess be found? The prince finds a very sweet girl in a small pavilion. Would he marry her? This story is suitable for young and old.
The way freemasons work and seek is special and rooted in inspiring traditions. During Open Monument Day, we will show you a touch of it .
Story-teller Gerard Jellema tells the story of Don Quichotte. To tell a story in a windmill ... that should of course be the story of Don Quixote. But why did he actually fight windmills? And how did the story continue? Gerard Jellema takes you to the Spanish region of La Mancha, at the beginning of the 17th century ... to the whole story of Don Quixote.
Lecture on the Reformation in Delft and the history of St. John's Chapel (the present Lutheran church).
Olga and Anar of TATA, Traditional Art Technique Atelier, show how paint was made in the 17th century.
Visitors can participate in the process themselves and try to rub paint on a marble plate.
Marlou Min, daughter of artist Jaap Min, who has provided the chapel with religious paintings, explains her father's work.
Alex Jacobowitz plays a repertoire of klezmer and Jewish music on his marimba and xylophone
Alex Jacobowitz, living in Berlin, born in New York, studied traditional Jewish instrumental music. He has performed solo at festivals in Germany, Israel, Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland and together with the Shelly Lang's Neshoma Orchestra (NYC), the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and Berlin Chamber Orchestral Harmonics. He has appeared in more than 10 films and various television programs.
In the Franciscus and Clarakerk, story-teller Nanny de Backer tells the story "Ruth and the wind". Ruth never holds out her hand, but works for her money. Because of a storm she can not work and is hungry. She succeeds in baking 3 breads, but the first 2 breads she gives away and the last bread is stolen by the wind. Ruth is desperate. She is going to seek justice from King Solomon. But can he help her?
Flutist Marjanne Roeleveld takes care of the musical support.
This workshop takes place in the attic and is very nice for children. They are getting started with egg yolks and pigments and then make a painting.
In the Synagogue, story-teller Francine de Graaf tells the Jewish-Russian story "Just enough". Joseph is a tailor. He makes a beautiful coat for himself and is very proud of it. He wears it every day. The coat is not simply a coat, but carries memories with it. How proud his father was of him when he showed him the coat. How he got to know his great love Anna. And much more. One day the coat is worn out and Joseph has to say goodbye to the coat. But Joseph is thinking of a plan .... "Just enough" is a story about love, joy, sorrow and memory.
In beer house de Klomp, story-tellers Joke Kuypers and Joan Edwards tell the story about Helena van Velzen "The most famous landlady of the Klomp" Helena is very much loved and admired by many fellow-townsmen. When she was fifteen years old, she chose to become a nun and joined the monastery. Helena did not look back. The world faded and the monastic life filled her entire horizon until the day her father came to claim her. Shortly thereafter, Klomp's most famous landlady took place in the company. Out of the monastery into the pub. This story is suitable for young people from the age of 10 years old.
The great love of story-teller Gerard Jellema is stories from Japan. He has chosen a story that takes place in the garden of a 16th-century samurai, called Ibanata. Because in his garden there is a weeping willow, and everyone in Japan knows that weeping willows have special and secret powers….
By means of pictures, children go through the rooms of the museum looking for the detail in the picture. This produces a letter and finally a word. With the solution, the children deserve a reward.
Very nice for children or for a family trip.
The Pakschuit sails on Sunday from the Hooikade to two opened monuments along the Schie. Farm Hoof-Bosch (see 33) and former Steam pumping station of the Lage Abtswoudse Polder (see 34). There are two trips. Up to 24 persons per sailing, full = full.The boat trip takes about 45 minutes.
Farmers from Bornerbroek will show the traditional threshing and winnowing of grain on the site in front of the mill, as it used to be be done in the old days with a thresh and a flail. The demonstrations will be a special spectacle. Worth to experience!
Visitors, young and old, may also try to tresh with a flail. Thereafter, they can grind the threshed grain themselves with a quern.
The landing at the Schie is at the former Steam pumping station. It is only a few minutes' walk to Farm Hoof-Bosch.There is plenty of time to visit the two monuments and enjoy the performances in both monuments. Be sure to be back on time for the return boat trip to the Schiekade!