Take a journey through time

Take a journey through time

Summer holidays at the preHistorisch Dorp

Celebrate your summer holiedays at the preHistorisch Dorp in Eindhoven! From July 6th to September 1st, you will experience what life was like in the past. Every day offers different activities and there's plenty to explore in the museum.

Historical activities

At the preHistorisch Dorp, there's a lot to experience during the summer holidays. The summer activities with our historical inhabitants vary daily. For example:

  • Light a fire like a Viking
  • Canoe like a hunter
  • Write like a medieval monk
  • Hunt prehistoric prey with a spear
  • Shoot arrows like Robin Hood
  • Bake bread over the fire
  • And much more!
Historical activities

Daily puppet shows

Every day, there are puppet shows at 12:00 and 16:00, filled with laughter and fun! Our historical inhabitants put on an unforgettable show full of humor. The hand-painted puppet theater is located at the medieval market square: take a seat on the benches and enjoy!

Note: the shows are in Dutch, but are nevertheless highly entertaining for kids.

Daily puppet shows

Guided tours

Curious about the archaeological data behind our house reconstructions? Want to know the differences between hunters and farmers? Or who shared a house? Join the free daily tour at 13:00 led by one of our time guides, starting at the market square. The tour is focused on adults and primarily given in Dutch, but feel free to ask for a translation.

Is the tour time inconvenient for you? Use the free museum guide or audio tour for a self-guided experience. For questions, our time guides are available, or book a private tour for your group.

Guided tours

Summer vacation at the preHistorisch Dorp

  • Date: July 6th to September 1st
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Price: €12.50 (free for children up to 3 years and Dutch Museum Card - Museumkaart - holders)
  • Tickets: Available online and at the ticket office
  • Closed: Monday, August 19 and 26


Summer vacation at the preHistorisch Dorp

Directions to the preHistorisch Dorp

Our address: Boutenslaan 161B, 5644 TV Eindhoven.


You can easily get to our museum by bike and you can place your bicycle in the bicycle shed directly opposite the entrance. 

Public transport

Easily plan your route to Eindhoven station and the preHistorisch Dorp yourself at 9292. Tip: Are you not from the region? Then perhaps the Flixbus is a cheaper and faster alternative than the train. 


The preHistorisch Dorp has two free parking facilities with sufficient parking spaces for cars and coaches. The first is located in front of the Leeuw Training Center (Boutenslaan 161). Parking on public roads near the museum is free. From this parking lot you can walk to the entrance of the park in a few minutes.

The second parking facility can be found at Antoon Coolenlaan 5. From here you can take a nice walk through the Genneper Parken of about 15 minutes to arrive at the museum. Along the way you will pass green meadows and wooded environments and you can also eat something at Paviljoen Genneperparken or the city farm Genneper Hoeve.