Today open till 17:00 hrs

Travel through time

Compagnie Grolle: 7 & 8th of August

In the weekend of the 7th and 8th of August the living history group Compagnie Grolle comes to visit. This party will stay in our museum overnight and in those two days they are present there is an assortment of activities from the 17th centure they will bring to life. Among other things, they will show us how people used to fight and the types of crafts they did. You can also play a game with them in their camp! Entry costs € 9,95 per timeslot.

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Summer vacation at the preHistorisch Dorp

Travel with us through time this summer vacation. From the 1st of July to the 5th of September there are tons of historical adventures waiting for you at the preHistorisch Dorp every day!

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The preHistorisch Dorp is open again! We currently have a maximum number of visitors per day. In order to stay within this limit, it is necessary to book your ticket to the museum in advance online.

Weekend and holidays: two time slots per day
In a time slot you get more than 3 hours to explore the museum. The time slots are as follows:

  • Morning visit: 09:30 to 13:00
  • Afternoon visit: 13:30 to 17:00

From 13:00 to 13:30 the museum is closed for visitors

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Ticket sale for Heksia has started

The online ticket sale for Heksia has started! This unique weekend revolving around rituals, mystic, and magic will take place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 september. Buy your tickets here.


Experience history up close

The preHistorisch Dorp in Eindhoven is the replica of a prehistoric and medieval village, complete with dwellings and demonstrations of skills used by historic people. The open-air museum recreates life from this and later eras. Experience history by discovering the museum by yourself. On your way, you’ll meet hunters from the Stone Age, farmers from prehistoric times, and craftsmen from the Middle Ages. Stop for a chat and be amazed by their stories about daily life in the past.

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What you will discover:

Do you feel like a hunter? Then learn to throw javelin or make a fire. Are you more of a strong prehistoric woman? Learn to weave tape or paddle in a trunk canoe. The Vikings among us learn to shoot with bows and arrows, or discover how they forge a sword. And adventurers will search for the secret path or listen to exciting stories around the fire. In whose skin do you feel most comfortable? Discover it at the preHistorisch Dorp!

What can you do?

Rent or buy historical costumes

Has it been your dream to dress up as a damsel in a magnificent medieval dress? Or hunter in a unique costume from the iron age? The preHistorisch Dorp offers a wide selection of beautiful historical clothing to rent or to buy for special occasions. Choose garments from different eras, such as the stone-age, Middle Ages or the Roman era.

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