Le Corbusier: “the most beautiful spectacle of the modern era”
This unique factory built in 1931, is the monument of Dutch modernism. Renown around the globe for its progressive design, that gives new meaning to air, light and space in architecture. In 2014, UNESCO completed the international recognition of this grandiose building by awarding it the World Heritage status.
Urban Guides is proud to have been providing the tours for this ‘glass palace’ for many years. With an experienced Van Nelle guide, you’ll walk through and around the factory, which’ll give you understanding as to why this groundbreaking design has such international significance.
In a short hour, Van Nelle’s architecture and history, the production and the transformation of a plant to a new future are all covered.
Price per guide: € 125,- ex. tax. + € 2,- p.p.// Max. 20 persons per guide // More info? Call +31 10 433 22 31
It is possible to do this tour for a smaller group of people. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Would you like to have lunch or a drink before or after the tour? During the week the doors are open at Deli33 in the Branderij in the Van Nelle Factory. Uit Je Eigen Stad is a option closest by during the weekend.
It is possible to park at grounds of the Van Nelle Factory (2 hours €3,- / half a day €5,- / full day €10,-). It is also possible to park for free at the nearby Sparta stadium (on a 2 to 5 minutes walking distance).
Please note! You have to get out your bus our touring car at the gate.
For information about the directions of The Van Nelle Factory, click here.
Do you want to join one of our tourist tours at 12:00 o’clock in the weekends? Click here for more information and tickets.