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Museum Paul Tetar van Elven

Koornmarkt 67, 2611 EC Delft, The Netherlands
+31 15 212 4206
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Nice building

The photo shown above is NOT the entrance. The museum is the former residence of the painter. Some... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
The Hague, The Netherlands
via mobile
Lovely museum

This is a quite unique and cozy museum. It was interesting to see Van Elvin's reproductions of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Lisbon, Portugal
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Koornmarkt 67, 2611 EC Delft, The Netherlands
+31 15 212 4206

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The photo shown above is NOT the entrance. The museum is the former residence of the painter. Some parts of replicas can be found which was common back in those days. The tours are guided (free) by women who can tell you a lot!

Thank Daan1
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a quite unique and cozy museum. It was interesting to see Van Elvin's reproductions of several paintings from famous italian and dutch painters and his pottery collection is also very pretty and diversified. It was really nice to be given a tour by...More

Thank barentroia
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It's a small museum but it's free with museumkaart or a small fee and is interesting to see. The artist who lived here made lots of copies of famous paintings, which was interesting to see after viewing the originals elsewhere (e.g. Maurithaus) as well as...More

Thank snowpingu
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Gem of a museum in Delft along the Koornmarket with a lovely atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and knowledgable and happy to answer all your questions. Some lovely pieces of artwork, furniture and memorabilia with some interesting stories behind the pieces. Paul Tetar Van...More

Thank Gilly C
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Worth popping into if, like us, you are on your way going through Delft to the port area to try to see where Vermeer took his inspiration for his 'view of Delft'. The staff are lovely and very knowledgeable about this amateur painter who decided...More

Thank Robin0012016
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This museum is one of the fine canal houses in Delft and illustrates the life of Paul Tetar Van Elven, a 19th Century painter, art dealer and collector, who financed his affluent lifestyle through investment in the railways. Van Elven was an accomplished copyist, who...More

1  Thank 190Daniel
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Relatively small museum with rooms decorated with paintings and furniture from the time. The rooms are very busy (full with stuff). It is a pity that the museum has limited opening times (Tuesday-Sunday 13-17; closed in the morning and on Monday). The staff is friendly...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I visited on open monument day and had free entry, and I'm glad I checked it out after riding past it so many times. This place is a really well-preserved house of a TU Delft employee and artist who did many reproductions of famous works....More

1  Thank kate554433
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Came across this museum on TripAdvisor 'things to do' Arrived shortly after opening, and were the first visitors of the day, which in a way was fortunate for us. We started looking at the house and reading the information sheets only for the experienced guide...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I very much enjoyed my visit of this museum. The staff are very friendly and helpful and they went out of their way to explain things. It is an insight into the house and life of a 19thc painter and his wife, with authentic rooms...More

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