The 10 Best Things to Do in Hengelo, Overijssel Province

Hengelo (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɛŋəloː] ( listen)) is a city in the eastern part of the Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel. The city lies along the motorways A1/E30 and A35 and it has a station for the international Amsterdam – Hannover – Berlin service.

1. Techniekmuseum Heim

Industriestraat 9, 7553 CK Hengelo, The Netherlands Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 59 reviews

Techniekmuseum Heim

Reviewed By RHAHJ - Nijmegen, The NetherlandsNijmegen, The Netherlands

Running machines

The ground floor of this museum is mostly filled with steam engines, most of which actually run at the press of a button. I've seen such engines in many places, but it is rare to see them running, and usually you cannot operate them yourself. In this muse

2. De Waarbeek

Twekkelerweg 327, 7554 SC Hengelo, The Netherlands Water & Amusement Parks, Theme Parks
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3.5 based on 68 reviews

De Waarbeek

Day out for the whole family to the Waarbeek Twente ! For an affordable price, you can enjoy the whole day of the Bumper Cars , the Hully Gully, the Calypso, the toboggan run , the Bungee Diver, the Cool Twister and antique Zweefmolen . You can also enjoy the whiz Jobs Soar high above the water or fly in your own UFO in Skyflyer . For the little ones there are the lazy Pumpkin, the Ducks Carousel, the Mice Town and Old Rail Train . And for the little ones there is even a special safe playground with junior Roundabout . The park is made ​​even cozier with daily live entertainment that includes a thrilling adventures show , fun dances and funny impersonations at the attractions

Reviewed By FORZA7777 - Eindhoven, The NetherlandsEindhoven, The Netherlands

Nice park, good value for money. But bring your own food.

This is a very nice daytrip. Almost 4 stars for me. Especially for children in the age 4-12. They really can easily enjoy themselves for 5 hours in this park. Or longer. There are a lot of attractions with no fear factor, for the children that do not like

3. Historisch Museum Hengelo

Beekstraat 51, 7551 DP Hengelo, The Netherlands Museums, Art Museums
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4 based on 16 reviews

Historisch Museum Hengelo

Reviewed By RHAHJ - Nijmegen, The NetherlandsNijmegen, The Netherlands

Nothing special

There's some WWII stuff, some other 20th century stuff, some information and paintings about the industrialization, a clock from the old town hall. I'd say it's the minimum you expect in a historic museum.

4. Bengeltjes Speeldorp

Esrein 21, 7553 CX Hengelo, The Netherlands Fun & Games, Nature & Parks, Playgrounds
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3.5 based on 6 reviews

Bengeltjes Speeldorp

Reviewed By NL_Koen - Oldenzaal, The NetherlandsOldenzaal, The Netherlands

Okay, but not as pleasant as other indoor playgrounds

Heard about this place and saw them advertising themselves as the "most fun" and "biggest" indoor playground of The Netherlands, so worth a shot for our 2 year old boy.It's hard to find this place as it's located in an old factory and the entrance is pret

5. Kinderboerderij 't Weusthag

Van Alphenstraat 25, 7556 JT Hengelo, The Netherlands Sights & Landmarks, Farms
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4 based on 4 reviews

Kinderboerderij 't Weusthag

Reviewed By chamonix44 - AlmeloAlmelo

Nice to see the animals up close!

It is a pity, but when my husband and I found this place whilst wandering around, it was on a Sunday, and the children's animal farm was closed. But we looked at all the animals which were around the edge of it where we could walk, and we also walked to a

6. Schouwburg Hengelo

Beursstraat 44, 7551 HV Hengelo, The Netherlands Concerts & Shows, Theaters
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4 based on 1 reviews

Schouwburg Hengelo

Reviewed By Kola62 - TwenteTwente

De Suppoost

We waren al vaker in dit 'theater' geweest dat toen nog Rabotheater heette.Nu in Schouwburg Hengelo te gast bij de voorstelling van Freek de Jonge en het was prima voor elkaar.De show werd kort onderbroken door een piepje vanuit de zaal maar de sfeer, ako

7. Waterstaatskerk

Deldenerstraat 18 | Waterstaatskerk uit 1848 aan de Deldenerstraat 18 tussen Langestraat en Heemafstraat, 7551 AG Hengelo, The Netherlands Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites More
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3.5 based on 2 reviews

Waterstaatskerk

Reviewed By bas k - Amstelveen, The NetherlandsAmstelveen, The Netherlands

De 19de eeuwse Waterstaatskerk of Hervormde Kerk Hengelo uit 1840

Deze 19de eeuwse kerk uit 1840 is een van de weinige historische gebouwen die de bombardementen van 1940-45 op het stadscentrum van Hengelo hebben overleefd.Het fraaie gebouw is een goed voorbeeld van een zogenoemde "waterstaatskerk" ;het ministerie van w

8. Golfclub Driene

Morshoekweg 16, 7552 PE Hengelo, The Netherlands Outdoor Activities, Golf Courses
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Golfclub Driene

Reviewed By Hans O - Maarn, The NetherlandsMaarn, The Netherlands

A charming, top rated golfcourse in eastern part of the Netherlands

This 9 holes golfcourse is rated #2 on the list of outstanding Dutch golfcourses.The course was established around 1926 and is situated between the cities Hengelo and Enschedein the eastern part of the Netherlands. The course is a woodland course. The cha

9. Spoorfietsbedrijf Hengelo - Twekkelo

Kuipersdijk 48 | A, 7552 BJ Hengelo, The Netherlands Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Other Outdoor Activities, Biking Trails, Hiking Trails More
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4 based on 13 reviews

Spoorfietsbedrijf Hengelo - Twekkelo

Railbiking. Where once rolled steam- and freight trains you can now railbike yourself over real train tracks. Bike across bridges, locks and crossings and taste the atmosphere of 125 years of railroad history in Twente.

Reviewed By RyanBull - West Sussex, United KingdomWest Sussex, United Kingdom

Great fun!

This is a fantastic use of the old railway line, and a great way to see some of the countryside. We had a great time, and would definitely recommend it!

10. Muziekcafe De Cactus

Pastoriestraat 37, 7551 DJ Hengelo, The Netherlands Concerts & Shows, Nightlife, Blues Clubs & Bars
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5 based on 2 reviews

Muziekcafe De Cactus

Reviewed By CorvanBavel - Hengelo, The NetherlandsHengelo, The Netherlands

Great (live) music

This pub has often very good live music (Thursday and Friday) and at Saterdaynight you can dance till 04.00 hours

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