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Eindhoven: Motion Imagination Experience

1. Eindhoven: Motion Imagination Experience

Be amazed Motion Imagination Experience is an immersive experience that takes the visitor into an imaginary world of images, sound and interaction. This unique combination stimulates your senses and lets you escape reality for a while. Discover, laugh and be amazed. Discover this new experience and be surprised by light shows with compelling music and huge floor projections. Are you ready for a new adventure?

Eindhoven: Self-Guided Vincent van Gogh Bicycle Tour

2. Eindhoven: Self-Guided Vincent van Gogh Bicycle Tour

Follow in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh as you ride between Eindhoven to Nuenen on a self-guided bicycle tour that visits locations that were significant for the famous Dutch artist. Visit the Vincente Museum in Nuenen and discover even more about the painter. The tour starts in the center of Eindhoven at the historic NRE site where the pickup is for the bike rental if rented. Follow the route that Vincent walked from the station in Eindhoven to his parents in Nuenen. The route is available in a specially designed web app (Dutch and automatically translated into 8 languages) to be followed on your phone. Experience the places (visible and invisible) where his painter friends Antoon Hermans, Anton Kerssemakers, Willem van de Wakker, and Dimmen Gestel lived and where he bought his painting supplies. You can see the house of his friend Anton Hermans and the Catharina church that Van Gogh sketched from Hermans' backyard, but also the Tongelre district with the Collse watermill and the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path. Then you cycle into Nuenen and drink coffee/tea with cake at the Watermolen van Opwetten, which was painted by van Gogh. Via the Clemenskerk, windmill de Roosdonck, the place where the potato eaters' house stood, the Van Gogh church, andthe Vincente museum. Part of this tour is the Vincentre museum, where you can catch your breath in the coffee corner after cycling. After the rest, you have the opportunity to visit the museum including an audio system (with the same languages as the web app). There is no other place in the Netherlands where you can get so close to the painter. Nuenen alone has 14 locations painted or sketched by Vincent van Gogh and Eindhoven has 4 official locations. After the visit to the museum, you'll cycle past a number of important points such as the vicar's house, Nune Ville, the Begemann factory, the Broek nature reserve, and some monuments. Cycle back to Eindhoven via a beautiful rural route and look back on a beautiful tour where you really came closer to Van Gogh.

Eindhoven: City Center Walking Tour

3. Eindhoven: City Center Walking Tour

Discover Eindhoven's rich industrial past, the modern and transparent architecture of the Blob and van Abbemuseum, and the general spirit of creative entrepreneurship on a guided walking tour of the inner city. What makes Eindhoven so unique? The reuse of raw industrial heritage factories, the creativity in the design field, and the exciting transformation of this friendly city. Led by an experienced and enthusiastic city guide, discover the versatility of this modern, but at the same time, historic city. See transformed buildings like the Stadsbrouwerij (brewery) and the Kazerne (design hotspot), the first lightbulb factory of Philips, and the beautiful St. Catharinakerk. Get a real feel for Eindhoven, known as the center of the Brainport region.

Nuenen: Museum Vincentre Entry Ticket With Audio Tour

4. Nuenen: Museum Vincentre Entry Ticket With Audio Tour

Vincent van Gogh lived and worked for two years in Nuenen, from 1883 to 1885. During his stay, he produced almost 25% of his total work and painted his first world-famous masterpiece the “Potato Eaters”. In the Vincentre Museum, you will hear all about Van Gogh and read his own stories about Nuenen. Understand why he was so passionate about this city and the surroundings of Eindhoven. Also, during his time in Nuenen, Vincent gave lessons. Discover a unique collection of original artworks by four of Vincent's students. Benefit from an audio guide in no fewer than eight languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Chinese. In the village itself, there is 23 locations that have a direct link with Van Gogh. Together, they form a walking and cycling route with interactive informational signs in Dutch and English.

Eindhoven: Strijp-S Industrial Park Guided Walking Tour

5. Eindhoven: Strijp-S Industrial Park Guided Walking Tour

Explore the Strijp-S district and see how creative architecture has reshaped this area from the former Philips industrial area into a shopping and working hotspot in Eindhoven. Purchase a coffee or tea with the included discount and take home a gadget as a souvenir. Meet your guide at the hip restaurant BLOK 63-S. Begin your journey to uncover the impact that Philips has had on this area. See how the former factory buildings have been transformed into a dynamic area for living, working and culture. Witness how industrial themes become artistic. View how this company that made transformational technologies had a lasting impact in the area at stops like at the Klokgebouw where the numbers of the clock show the letters of PHILIPS instead of numbers. End your tour at the relaxed and vibrant Feelgood Market where you purchase some handcrafts, eat some local delicacies, or buy a drink.

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What people are saying about Eindhoven

The tour was great, this was just to look at the museum and when you get there if you buy a ticket for the stadium tour the museum part is included. Really good experience though even bought a scarf at the end. Good luck for the season

Lovely wonderful experience… but a little hard to find