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Things to do in Tilburg

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“In 'De Pont' you can find one of the best private art collections in The Netherlands. The architecture is beyond fantastic and the whole is just a perfect museum with a good bookshop and a nice corner to have lunch or a coffee.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Pop stage 013 is the largest music stage in the South of the Netherlands. Unforgettable shows, amazing dance events, festivals, furious stand-up comedians, one-off projects and even fresh, young talents get the chance to perform”
  • 19 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Tilburg was the centre of the Dutch textile industry. All of the factories have now gone, the Textile museum details the history. It's very accessible for kids, too.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“Lovely beers. Try Barbaar! Honey-beer, and it's amazing. (But dangerous, as you'll quickly drink too much of it!)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“Leuk informatief museum voor kinderen en ouderen. Bekijk (via de pc) opgezette dieren, ijstijd dieren, warmtecamera om uit te proberen, spoorzoeken.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Nice - open kitchen - cheap - delicious deserts as well (pizza fragola for instance). Long queue almost every day.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“In this monastry, the monks are still brewing the La Trappe beer. You can visit the monastry and/or taste the beers. They have some nice lunch too.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cinema
“Independent movie theater. Sunday morning movies are recommended. Beautiful old building.”
  • 7 locals recommend
University
“The campus of Tilburg University is situated just 15 minutes outside down town. The campus is accessible by bike or bus.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
“Very nice little place with also a beautiful garden. Great food (also for take away).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When you feel like no more steak or sushi, I want to try something new, this is the place to go.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“De Spaarbank is situated in a vintage, early 20th century bank building and is known for it's informal atmosphere and friendly service.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Real nice place, well decorated. Great place to sit outside in summer and inside in winter.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pool
  • 3 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“Walk through all kinds of restaurants and terras. Or just buy icecream or rent a boat at ontdektilburg.nl.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Nice - open kitchen - cheap - delicious deserts as well (pizza fragola for instance). Long queue almost every day.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“When you feel like no more steak or sushi, I want to try something new, this is the place to go.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“De Spaarbank is situated in a vintage, early 20th century bank building and is known for it's informal atmosphere and friendly service.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Wednesday is the best day. You'll have typical Dutch and popular dance music.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend

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