Visitor info

Everything for the best festival experience!
We want you to have the best festival experience which is why we have prepared all the information you could wish for...and a little more!

FAQ

  • Opening hours

    All action takes place between September 22 and October 22, 2017.

    Tuesday  10 am - 5 pm
    Wednesday  10 am - 5 pm
    Thursday  10 am - 9 pm
    Friday  10 am - 9 pm
    Saturday  10 am - 5 pm
    Sunday  11 am - 7 pm
  • Tickets

    Lucky you! Many of our projects can be visited for free. However, to get the full experience you’ll need a ticket.

    Tickets can be bought online or on site. Be aware that online tickets are €2,- cheaper. 
    We offer a discount for CJP-members, students, We Are Public members and children between the age of 12 and 18.
    Free entrance for children under the age of 12.  

    *With a Graphic Matters ticket you can also visit the BredaPhoto exhibition "mixing / Memory and desire". This exhibition is located in the same venue. 

  • Tours

    We love to tell you all about our projects and participating designers. There are several tours to choose from every day.
    Buy your tickets online or at the entrance.

  • Groups

    Joining us with friends, a student group, colleagues or family? We offer custom tours for groups of 7 or more. Contact sander@graphicmatters.nl for more information.

  • Location

    All our projects take place in or around the former Breda's Museum located at Parade 12-14. The building is located in the city center at a 10 minute walk from the train station.

     

  • Getting there

    Breda is located in the south of The Netherlands. From Amsterdam (Schiphol Airport) a direct train takes only 55 minutes. 
    From Breda central station, a scenic 10 minute walk following the signs marked 'Mezz/Graphic Matters' will take you to the venue. 

    Traveling by car? Your experience starts at the parking area! Check out the 3sec.gallery at Chassé Parking. The Flags of Peace await at the exit!
    Other options are Mols Parking, Beyerd-Vlaszak or check breda.nl for more. 

    Traveling by bike? You can park your bike for free at guarded bike parks Oude Vest and/or Het Turfschip

     

     

  • Overnight stays

    Want to enjoy some Breda beers before and/or after the event? Stay the night!  
    Booking Brabant offers a complete overview of all hotels and hostels in town.

     

  • Tips

    If you’re visiting Breda, you may want to extend your stay and check out these cool places:

    Stedelijk Museum Breda, the new museum combining local history and current visual culture.

    Nederlands Drukkerij Museum, with historical printing presses and working linotype.

    Textiel Museum, with an amazing TextileLab where designers combine craft and hi-tech.

    Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, renowned for ceramics, jewelry and design.

    Doel, the ghost town that's a paradise for graffiti artists.

    Plantin Moretus, see how type founders, compositors, printers and proofreaders worked 440 years ago.

    Dutch Design Week, over 400 events at 80 locations celebrating Dutch Design.

    Staying in Breda? Be sure to download the BredaCityApp for Android or iPhone for the best spots in town.