Discover the Secrets of Veldhoven

For anyone who would like to learn more about the history of Veldhoven and its beautiful places, this website will guide you to your heart’s content. Whether you are just visiting or live here in Veldhoven, it’s a great way to get yourself acquainted with the hidden secrets of Veldhoven.

Various special places
This website provides you with information about Veldhoven’s history, culture, nature and the arts. Veldhoven may not be mentioned in many history books, or have any world famous monuments, it does have several hidden gems. For example, did you know that a high-profile heritage treasure – the Toterfout Urn – is exhibited and ready to be admired at the Noordbrabants Museum in ’s-Hertogenbosch?

Interactive themed maps
The Secrets of Veldhoven reveals the greater unknown of over 180 places in 11 interactive themed maps with lots of information, historical pictures, video and music. There are several different themes, so there is something for everyone. Choose a theme that appeals to you and go!

Village history

Historic Meerveldhoven

About the cigar factories, weaving mills, laundries, beautiful villas, the Marian devotion and more.

Historic Oerle

About Kerkoerle, Zandoerle, the burial mounds of Halfmijl and Toterfout, the mill, the dairy and more.


About the notary’s house, the clock monument, the barn church, a shoe factory and more.

Historic Zeelst

About the Trapjeshuis, Selstadium, ’t Oude Slot, the Zilster mill, the cigar factories and more.

From Toterfout to the Present


About art in public space in and around the center of Veldhoven.


About the activity in the 19th century: textile, cigar, stone and dairy factories.


About the churches, monuments and special places from the religious life of Veldhoven.

Walking in the countryside