william the silent

the life of our founding father in delft

THe house of orange & the city of delft

This tour focusses on the life of William of Orange, nicknamed William the Silent. He is the founder of The Netherlands and ‘Father of the Fatherland’. The last years of his life he lived in Delft until he was murdered in 1584. Since that time the city of Delft has a very strong with the House of Orange. Our guide will share stories about his life in 16th century Delft and show locations that are connected to the Dutch Royal Family.

You have the option to visit the New Church, the final resting place of the House of Orange. Inside you can also see the beautiful mausoleum for our Founding Father. Our guide will explain everything in detail and is really worth adding to your tour. Depending on your budget you can visit Museum Prinsenhof Delft. The location where the Prince lived and was murdered. You can still see the bullet holes!

local experienced guide

We bring history back to life and give a fresh look at life in the historic city and Prince William the Silent.

Optional visit New church & Prinsenhof

Visit Museum Prinsenhof Delft (€12,50 p.p.) incl. guided tour exhibition 'The Dutch Revolt or visit theNew Church, the final resting place of our Royal Family (€ 5,50 p.p.).


We can arrange coffee & Dutch apple pie for you or a traditional Dutch lunch or dinner. Feel free to inquire about the options.

price private guide

1,5 HOUR : € 94,50 incl 21% VAT
€ 20,00 for every extra half hour
max. 15 persons per guide for the best experience


special autumn deal

20% discount on 90 minutes guided tour

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