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7x Activities for the rainy days

Whether it's pouring rain or extremely hot. We can't control the weather. 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, The Park Playground, and Nexxt VR. Or travel forward and discover the future ahead of us at Next Nature Future Travels. From 24 September in the Evoluon!

No Netflix this time

For day or night: going to the movies is always a good idea and also 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?

Enversed

Strike!

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, sharp senses, common sense, and a good dose of self-confidence? Then you can easily escape from the rooms at Escaperoom040. Are you near Strijp-S during a downpour rain? Then to escape the mysterious escape room in the yellow van! We briefly like to mention GlowGolf. Where you can escape in several rooms or a cube filled with technological gadgets. We never said it was going to be easy!

Bottle Distillery
Bottle Distillery

Hit the Jack

Jeu de Boules is back, and hotter than ever. No wonder that in two years' time two new boules bars have established themselves in Eindhoven. Throw a ball at Mooie Boules, and try the must-taste dishes from The Roast Club over a beer. Also worth a visit is BoulesBitesBar, 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 just 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 the leading museums for contemporary art in Europe is located in the city center: we're talking about the Van Abbemuseum. Want to take in some in 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.

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