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Creative spaces

This old factory is turned into creative spaces. Great architecture and when you visit the site for... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1920's factory with a clean modern appearance.

We drove our rental car 10 km northwest from our Hotel Novotel Brainpark. The large multistory... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Gene J
Silver Spring, Maryland
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Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 BC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 750 4000
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This building is more than 90 years old, and build for the famous Dutch coffee and tea brand Van Nelle. Nowadays it is being used for offices for a wide variety of companies. In the past this building was a factory and Van Nelle's head...More

Thank frank7402
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It is indeed a true Unesco Heritage Site. Beautiful. What a vision these people had. Built between 1929 and 1932. Totally in the art deco style as a "day light factory". The cafeteria is good for a quick self service lunch. That's your only cost...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Good: - perfect and well kept example of the Dutch progressive thinking - tour is very interesting and a very pleasant pace - there's more to come since this building has become Unesco World Heritage, so they're building a visitor center and a cafetaria Bad:...More

Thank StefanBraem
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The building of towadays used as a creative space for design companies and such. It's quite empty on the weekends. We visited it with an organised guided tour that underlined all of the aspects of its architecture, in the distinctive bauhaus style. The tour has...More

Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Such a beautiful 1930's building. Unesco world heritage. Must do when in Rotterdam. Also great place to organise an event. We had a very interesting guided tour. Can be reached by bus from Central Station.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This old factory is turned into creative spaces. Great architecture and when you visit the site for opening hours, maybe you can see the building from the inside too.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We drove our rental car 10 km northwest from our Hotel Novotel Brainpark. The large multistory building is fronted with glass providing lots of natural light. Covered ramps connected different floors between adjacent building. Its modernistic design was way ahead of its time for industry....More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It's highly recommended for architects and modern architecture funs. Building was preserved and used as offices today, but it's very nice to experience its architecture. It's amazing!

Thank asiliskender
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Van Nelle Fabriek is UNESCO. But it doesn't mean that you can enter and visit it any time you want: it hosts offices of different companies so you have to get the opportunity to visit it when there are external events (art fairs for...More

Thank acd007
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Imposing building which was well ahead of time. Definitely something for Architecture lovers. I have read guided tour are an option, will love to attend one as I am sure there is so much I have missed.

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15 June 2018|
Response from USDutchie | Reviewed this property |
HI Yes you can. It functions mainly as an office building for small companies. It might be closed on weekends. Look up their web-site Thanks,