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DDW-tip: Klokgebouw

Going to Dutch Design Week? One place that definitely belongs on your list is Klokgebouw at Strijp-S. Below we tell you why.


Klokgebouw, Strijp-S (the name of the street is also Klokgebouw) 

Need a ticket?

Yes. Get yours here.

How to get there?

The Klokgebouw is right next to Strijp-S station. It is a large white building with a blue clock; you can’t miss it. Are you coming from the city center? Then hop on bus 401, 402, or 403. You can do so at the station or the stop in front of Mediamarkt. Get off at the Strijp-S busstop. You can also take the train to Strijp-S station, or take one of the Design Rides. These are Renault cabs that drive you around for free if you have a ticket. You can recognize the cabs by the artwork on the roof. The Design Rides stop at Ketelhuisplein, Stadhuisplein, Fuutlaan, Sectie-C and Piet Hein Eek.

Why do you want to come here?

Klokgebouw is the perfect basecamp for your DDW adventure. You can easily spend a couple of hours there, and there's plenty to see and do. During DDW, Klokgebouw will be bursting with new design talent. 


Our recommendations

  • Design Beyond Vision: A playful installation that opens the conversation about inclusive design.
  • Class of 23: Meet the next generation of makers from several Dutch art academies.
  • MAINFRAME Living Technology: Experience the emotion of technology through an interactive installation of light, sound, and movement.
Check out the full program at Klokgebouw

More DDW nearby

Opposite Klokgebouw, you'll find Ketelhuisplein, with numerous exhibitions. Time to spare? Then be sure to take a look at the imposing green Trudo tower. Photos of this architectural gem always do well on your timeline.

Other fun things to do in the area

Be sure to take a peak inside Area51, the largest indoor skate park in the Benelux. Nearby you'll find Urban Shopper. An indoor shopping center where you can score exceptional items at one of the twenty stores.