Pilgrimfathers' Church

Since 1417 people have assembled here regularly for worship. You too are welcome. The sanctuary is open to visitors several times a week. Check the calendar of events for activities that may be of interest to you.

Old and atmospheric

The church draws you into the past. The special atmosphere, the wonderful acoustics… Imagine your event taking place here! Your concert, church service, lecture, wedding, the possibilities are endless. Surprise yourself and your guests.

Picturesque Delfshaven

The old neighbourhood of Delfshaven is a quaint and inviting place for historic walks, shopping, browsing art galleries, enjoying local food (and beer) at one of the many restaurants and cafés, and of course a visit to the Pilgrimfathers' Church.


Isn't Delfshaven beautiful? This is the view from the street, Aelbrechtskolk, with the Pilgrimfathers' Church under a blanket of pristine snow. Will it be a white Christmas this year?


This is where you will find information about this special, historical church and the possibilities the building offers.  (click here for the Dutch version).

Would you like to visit the church? Please go to "Open Church" click here   and then choose an event and click the hyperlink. On the right you will see the calendar of events and our latest news.

You can rent the church and its other meeting rooms and facilities for your function. Click here for further information. click here.

If you are interested in keeping this historical building, such an important part of our cultural heritage in Rotterdam, in use and available for future generations, please consider becoming a friend of the society which is responsible for the running and upkeep of the building: then click here for further information.

Have a great time during your virtual visit to our site, and please be assured of a warm welcome when you visit us in Delfshaven in person.


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