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Philips Museum

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Address: Emmasingel 31, 5611 AZ Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 40 235 90 30
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Lots of tech history here. Good for an hour or two. I especially liked the reproduction of the early factory floor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Monroe, Connecticut
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Monroe, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of tech history here. Good for an hour or two. I especially liked the reproduction of the early factory floor.

Thank Mashed60
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here during the Dutch Design week in October 2014. The museum gives a nice overview of the product development of light bulbs, electrical equipment, compact discs, MRI scanners, and other things produced and sometimes invented by Philips. Items are nicely displayed, with good background information provided. There's also a nice reconstruction of the first Philips factory. I rated... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully laid out museum full of interesting exhibits. All info is in both Dutch and English and the shop is full of lovely retro treats.

Thank Cherryredpinup
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice location in the centre of Eindhoven. The museum is not that big but it's interesting to see the how everything started and how Philips evolved. Funny to see a lot of the things from my youth. The museum has a nice little café and the coffee and cake was delicious.

Thank Elisabeth M
Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Philips started out as a light bulb producer and at their peak invented the CD-player, cassette player and numerous other inventions. A pity they've sold almost everything. This is not a museum, it is a mausoleum. Still worth visiting.

Thank Martin H
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this museum whilst walking around Eindhoven and visiting certainly was not a mistake, Entry here was just €8.00 which I though was pretty reasonable for what there was inside. The tour of the museum takes around 1 hour and features many exhibitions & depictions of numerous technological features including a look at old televisions, kitchen ware & more. There... More 

Thank Matt9c
Hamburg, Germany
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum provides a very interesting tour of the history of the company Philips but shows also the variety of the products of that company.

Thank queenhelga71
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a small town, Eindhoven doesn't have hundreds of tourist attractions, so the Philips museum is a great choice. It is interesting to learn the story of the family business and to see the electrical devices from our childhood. They also have some nice details to make it fun and understandable for kids.

Thank Egle T
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibit of the industrial foot print of Philips in Eindhoven. Great pics and video material as well as historic overview of the Philips products in the industries of consumer goods, lighting and healthcare businesses.

Thank Mirjam1403
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A quite new and well designed museum with original pieces of the historical models and a walk thorugh the history and future of the company. I only missed something more interactive and an explaination of the way each device works.

Thank Oscar V

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