Welcome to Hilversum, media city of the Netherlands! This is the place where it all happens: radio, television, creative concepts, and technological developments. But the city has so much more to offer. Hilversum is a city of surprises, in the heart of the Gooi. We’ve got concept stores and traditional bakers, worldwide known museums, and architectural highlights. A city that’s alive. Hilversum is Live. Come and experience it yourself!
Until the 22th of March
Discover the Zilveren Camera exhibition with the most important news events and the most impressive photos and stories from all over the world.read more about the exhibition
Exhibiton Johan Matser
Until the 20th of June | Pioneering in project development
In the exhibition hall of the Raadhuis ( basement) you can see how Johan Matser, one of the first project developers in the Netherlands, contributed to the city formation of Hilversum in the 60s and 70s. An exhibition about radical plans by the municipality, major projects in the center such as Hilversthof, and about the collaboration between Matser and architects such as Dudok and Magnée.read more about this event
Walking route | Tourist Office or Sound & Vision
The Media Mile is a walking route of approximately one mile or one and a half kilometer. In thirty minutes you can walk from the trainstation to the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision at the Media Park. On the way you learn more about the broadcastinghistory of the Netherlands. You can also walk the route in the opposite direction. Fun for all ages!check out the Media Mile
Discover how renowned architects Dudok, Duiker, and Cuypers shaped our beautiful city. Explore our monumental town hall, the Sint Vituskerk (St. Vitus Church), the Bloembuurt, and more.
Hilversum is surrounded by nature. Apart from beautiful forests and heathlands outside of the city, you can also find lovely parks and gardens inside the city. Great places to go for a walk, for a bicycle ride, or to relax.
Shopping in Hilversum
The City Center
Visit the city center! Cozy squares and a wide range of shops, varying from international retailers to local entrepreneurs. This is the heart of the city. Rainy days? Shop inside at the shopping malls Hilvertshof or Gooische Brink. Ready to go shopping?
Every Wednesday and Saturday you can enjoy fresh and local produce at the market of Hilversum. Here you can find anything, from clothing and flowers to cheese, nuts, bread, and way more. Please stop by!