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7x Rainy Day Activities

It is raining outside. Fortunately, that does not have to spoil the fun, because Eindhoven has plenty on offer when it comes to indoor activities. Stay warm and dry, and enjoy all kinds of fun at the following locations. See you soon!

VR gaming

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.

Visit the movies

For day or night: going to the movies is always a good idea and also the perfect activity to escape the rain. 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?

Philips Museum


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.

Escape rooms

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.

Van Abbemuseum

Jeu de Boules

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 of chef Ron Blauw. Also worth a visit is BoulesBitesBar, where you can enjoy a combination of the three. 


Always wanted to make your own gin or shake the best cocktails? You can do so in Eindhoven! After a tour and tasting, 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.

Museum visit

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.

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