Muziekgebouw Eindhoven re-opened!

It’s been such a long time since we saw each other. And we’re looking forward so much to your visit now that live performances have come back to the Muziekgebouw. We can’t wait!

On Thursday 11 June, the very first concert since the corona outbreak swept over us took place, and there will be more concerts soon:

1 July - Dana Zemtsov & Anna Fedorova (max. 100 people)
9 July - Ragazze Quartet & Martijn Cornet  (max. 100 people)
11 July - 80-minute Journey - a musical expedition of Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

We're working according to the guidelines provided by the government and the RIVM. To guarantee everyone’s safety, we will have to stick to some basic rules, as follows: 

You can only visit us with a valid ticket and when you’re healthy

  • Keep a distance of 1.5 meter from others
  • Stay home when you have a cold
  • Do not shake hands
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Use the inside of your elbow to shield your sneezes and coughs
  • Only use public transport when you have no other option

What to expect when visiting Muziekgebouw Eindhoven?
After you have purchased a ticket and before your visit, you will receive an e-mail with extra information to let you know what to expect and what the Muziekgebouw will be expecting from you. Please find FAQ’s & answers below:

How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets are available online only via our website. This means you can choose e-tickets only. The seat reservation option isn’t available, seats will be allocated to you by a staff member when you enter the hall.

Will there be a health check at the door?
Yes, we will be asking some standard questions about your health and that of your family before you can enter the building. 

What happens when I have health issues on the day of the concert?
When you have health issues on the day, you can trade in your ticket for a voucher up to 10 minutes before the concert to no additional cost. 

How do you guarantee the 1.5 meter distance?
- There will be floor-routing with one-way directions and extra entrances and exits
- Staff members will show you to your seats
- Activities will be taking place in time slots
- Admission is given to ticketholders only. Tickets are available on the website
- The 1.5 meter distance will be ensured within the capacity of the hall

Are facemasks mandatory?
No, you don’t need to wear a facemask when visiting the Muziekgebouw.

Does Muziekgebouw provide facemasks?
No, if you’d prefer to wear a facemask we suggest you bring your own. 

How is the Muziekgebouw kept clean?
In addition to regular cleaning we will make sure all contact area’s will be cleaned thoroughly prior to your visit (door handles, stair railings, lift buttons etc). Arm rests will be cleaned throughout the hall with a disinfectant after each concert. 

Will the cloakroom be open?
No, the cloakroom will not be open. You can take your coat with you to your seat or hang it on the open rack in the foyer. Bags larger than A4 cannot be allowed in the building. 

Can I enjoy a drink before the concert?
Yes, the bar will be open prior to the concert - here too we will be adhering to the 1.5 meter guidelines. Drinks will be included in the ticket price most of the time, but in any other case payments must be PIN only. 

Is there a smoking area?
No, the entire building is a no-smoking area.

Will the toilets be available for use?
Yes, but here too we must ask everyone to keep a 1.5 meter distance from everyone else. We provide disinfectant soap and paper towels for hand washing. Additionally, a disinfectant will be available to visitors for cleaning toilet seats as well. Toilets will be cleaned thoroughly after each concert. 

How many people are allowed in the venue?
According to the guidelines, we can admit a maximun of 30 people in June, and 100 in July and August. In both cases this doesn't include our members of staff. 

What is the seating plan like?
We will make sure that visitors are seated at the apropriate distance from each other. A member of staff will show you to your seats on arrival. This means that tickets are available without the seat-reservation option only. Visitors sharing a household are allowed to sit near each other. 

Will there be an interval (intermission)?
No, there will not be an interval.

Can I leave the hall during a concert?
You can leave the hall during a concert, but please note that you can't be allowed back in.

Can I give a standing ovation?
We must ask our visitors to remain seated during the final applause.

Can I stay for a drink afterwards?
For safety reasons we must ask you to leave the hall immediately after the concert, but our Grand Café/Restaurant Meneer Frits will be open and its staff will be more than pleased to see you!

We welcome any comments, ideas and tips about improvements from our visitors. So if you'd like to share anything related to your visit at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven please send us an e-mail at, we'd be pleased to hear from you.


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