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Art and culture enthusiasts can indulge in Breda. The city breathes history, art and culture! The remnants from Breda's rich past are still visible everywhere. Enjoy visiting a museum, theatre or exhibition? We'll help you on your way! Enjoy cultural Breda.

The cultural events in Breda

Are you looking for a beautiful exhibition, tour, lecture or performance? Below you will find various cultural events. Can't find what you're looking for? Perhaps the complete events calendar can help you further.

The rich history of Breda

For over 150 years, Breda was the base of the increasingly powerful Nassau family. The Nassaus have meant a lot to Breda. Learn more about the royal roots of Breda and, perhaps even more importantly, visit all the beauty that you can still see in our city today.

Cultural heritage

ChatGPT tells us that cultural heritage refers to the elements of a society that are passed down from generation to generation and are of particular importance due to their cultural, historical, artistic, or social value. When you walk in Breda, you see a backdrop full of cultural landmarks. Are you curious about Breda's heritage?

Cultural city walks and bike tours through Breda

Discover the sights, murals, artworks, and architecture in Breda through a city walk or bike tour. Below you will find a few walks and cycling routes that you can do on your own. Prefer to explore with a guide? Take a look here.


Breda has a wide range of museums for both young and old. Whether you want to spend a quiet afternoon exploring culture or being interactive. Check out the museums below or read the blog 'visiting museums in Breda'. 

Blind Walls Gallery

The Blind Walls Gallery is a street museum spread throughout the entire city. Set out and walk or cycle along more than 150 murals created by (inter)national renowned artists. Each mural has a connection to Breda and tells a unique story about the city. 

An evening full of entertainment

In Breda the largest theatre from the south is located, but also small (pop) venues with a great and full evening programme. Everything you need for a cultural night out. From theatre, film, venues, dance and music.

Centre for Arts: De Nieuwe Veste

Nieuwe Veste consists of the Breda Library, Centre for the Arts, and Breda Cultural Shop, located in the medieval Huis Ocrum and a newly built section. In the garden of Nieuwe Veste, there is even a living monument. This is the place that offers everything to immerse yourself in culture for young and old. Curious? Discover Nieuwe Veste and the programme.

Admiring art in the galleries

Breda is bursting with creativity and there are several places where you can admire this art. In addition, there are also a number of art collectives active in Breda that exhibit their work in various locations around the city. Discover the art galleries below or read the blog.

Combine your day of culture with something else?

More cultural activities or sights