Kruithuis

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Wapen van de Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden, tot 1795 (voorloper van de Nederlanden). Wapenspreuk betekent: "Eendracht maakt macht."
Voorgevel met wapen van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden (vanaf 1795) met "Ik zal handhaven" als wapenspreuk.
  • Zaterdag
    10:00 - 17:00 uur
    Zondag
    12.00 - 17.00 uur
  • Partially accessible for disabled
  • Kruithuis Schiekade 1 2627 BL Delft

Gunpowder warehouse (1660), built for the defence of the Republic of the Seven United Provinces, designed by Pieter Post in a classicist style. It contains a gatehouse, a weigh-house, a guardroom and two gunpowder towers, standing in the water. They were originally built without the use if iron, in order to prevent the onset of sparks. Gatehouse building with magnificent sculpture above entrance. Inside a beautiful meeting room, with wood-carved chimney and ceiling with decorative paintings, which was restored in 2006. Currently Scouting Centre Kruithuis Delft.

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