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7x Activities for the rainy days

We can't control the weather, whether it's pouring rain or extremely hot. Nevertheless, there is plenty to do in Eindhoven. Let the creativity flow in a museum, or take a hot air balloon ride in a virtual world. With the following tips, we make sure you won't be bored!

Virtual action

Imagine yourself in another world for an afternoon while you take on your friends and family. There is something for lovers of action, but also for the less experienced players. So, put on your glasses and headphones and dive into the world of VR gaming at Enversed or The Park Playground. Or travel forward and discover the future ahead of us with RetroFuture's time machine. Now at the Evoluon!

No Netflix this time

Day or night: going to the movies is always a good idea and the perfect activity to escape the rain. Even when temperatures rise, you can cool off here. From new releases and blockbusters to cult classics, you can find them at local cinemas such as Natlab and LAB-1, but also at Pathé and Vue. Fresh popcorn, anyone?



Did you know that the largest bowling alley in the Netherlands is located in Eindhoven? Now you do! With no less than 33 bowling lanes, you can put your bowling skills to the test at Mega Bowling and become a real pro in no time! At the neighbors, you can enjoy a game of glow-in-the-dark mini golf! Fun for young and old.

The clock is ticking ...

Do you have nerves of steel? Then you'll surely find your way out at Xitroom Escape Game. Are you near Strijp-S during a downpour of rain? Then head to the mysterious escape room in the yellow van! We'd also like to mention GlowGolf once more. They have a great escape room and an amazing cube filled with technological gadgets. Hey, we never said it was going to be easy!

Bottle Distillery
Bottle Distillery

Boules and beers

Jeu de boules is back and hotter than ever. Throw a ball at Mooie Boules, and try their must-taste dishes over a beer. Also worth a visit is Boules Bites Bar, where you can enjoy a combination of the three. 

No gin without tonic

Always wanted to make your own gin or know how to shake the best cocktails? After a tour and tasting, you will distill your own gin at Bottle Distillery, located at de Caai. Or shake things up at one of Bobby's establishments. You'll almost forget it's raining outside.

Go on an artventure

A rainy afternoon might be the perfect time to visit a museum. The city has a handful of museums where both young and old can enjoy themselves. For example, one of Europe's leading museums for contemporary art is located in the city center: we're talking about the Van Abbemuseum. Want to dive into history? Then we recommend the exhibitions of both the Philips Museum and the DAF Museum. MU Hybrid Art House is a must-see for more advanced, forward-looking art! MU encourages dialogue about the (art) world of today and tomorrow.