Best Things To Do in Heerlen, Netherlands

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Heerlen.

Heerlen may not be as popular as other cities in Netherlands, but don’t let that fool you. Heerlen is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Heerlen.

If you have plans to visit Netherlands and are not sure if Heerlen should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Heerlen and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Heerlen

Here is the list of things to do in Heerlen and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Ben Mesters

    4.1 (68 Votes)
    Ben Mesters

    Address: Terweijerweg 29, 6413 Heerlen, Netherlands

    Are you in search of a unique location in Heerlen? Then this indoor sports center is all set to cater your need of every activity. You can practice a lot of beach sports activity here, which is the major reason of attraction for the visitors. Apart from this, there are well suited and maintained infrastructures to host any family function or co...Read more
  2. Sterrenwacht Limburg

    4.3 (4 Votes)
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    Address: Schaapskooiweg 95, 6414 EL Heerlen, Netherlands

    Google Reviews
    Susanne Hermans

    tiny observatory with nice friendly staff. For the moon eclipse there were a large amount of people queueing and both the obser...

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  3. Kinderstad

    4.3 (135 Votes)
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    Joerg Putzmann

    Really nice place for kids up to the age of 15 or so. Not too expensive because you can bring your own supplies. Almost 10€ p...

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  4. Parkstad Limburg Theater

    4.4 (211 Votes)
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    Ruud Straat

    Beautiful, modern theater, great red velvet seats, friendly staff and fantastic varied program. I go there a lot for classical ...

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  5. Thermenmuseum

    4.2 (134 Votes)
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    T.A. Barros

    Nice and small museum, a very good impression of what was Heerlen during the Roman Times. The presentation of 12 minutes is re...

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  6. Schunck

    3.7 (260 Votes)
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    Library, Museum

    Google Reviews
    Frank B

    First time in that great building visiting the #Basquiat exibition. Will come back.

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  7. Poppodium Nieuwe Nor

    4.4 (14 Votes)
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    Address: Pancratiusstraat 30, 6411 Heerlen, Netherlands

    Google Reviews
    Cassius Pereira

    Always a fun venue to play!!

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  8. Aambos

    4.4 (18 Votes)
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    Address: 6416 Heerlen, Netherlands

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    Denias Susanto Martodimedjo

    Nice forest Really peacefull

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