Frequently asked questions

Yes you can, there are plenty of paid parking places. Are you visiting Van Nelle Fabriek for an event? Then please contact the organisation that you have booked the event with.

Yes there are a total of 17 public charging stations. There are 9 charging stations (with 18 charging connections) at P3 and 8 charging stations (with 16 charging connections) at P5.

Yes, the disabled parking spaces are located in Fabrieksstraat opposite entry 2.

Yes  you can visit the Van Nelle Fabriek by reserving a guided tour. You can book directly via Urban Guides or the Chabot Museum. Would you like to book? Then please contact Urban Guides on 010-4332231 / / or Chabot museum : 010-4363713 / /

Sorry that we don’t currently have  a visitors centre at the Van Nelle Fabriek. We hope to open the Van Nelle Experience in the near future, you can read more about this later.

Yes, on the second floor you will find the business restaurant Deli33 in the “Branderij” hall area. You are welcome here for a refreshing coffee and pastry. For more information : 

On the grounds of the Van Nelle Fabriek you will find The Black Smoke restaurant. You can also visit us here for lunch or dinner. For more information :

The PostNL point can be found opposite entrance 2 of the Van Nelle Fabriek.

Photos for private use are allowed. For professional photos or commercial photos in the event halls please contact Van Nelle Fabriek Events on (010-7503500 / info@ 

For all other locations in the Van Nelle Fabriek please make contact with the management on (010-7504000 /

Public transport
The Van Nelle Fabriek is well served by public transport with the OV pass. Every 10 minutes busses run from Rotterdam Central and Schiedam Central directly to the Van Nelle Fabriek. From bus stop Beukelsbrug / Van Nelle Fabriek,  it’s just a 2 minute walk to the Van Nelle Fabriek.

By car
The Van Nelle Fabriek is located on the outskirts of Rotterdam city centre, direct with the A20 exit Spaanse Polder. From the motorway you can find us with the ANWB-sign posts. Taxis take approximately 30 minutes with a free drop off to the location.

Yes the Van Nelle Fabriek is accessible for less able bodied persons.

This is managed by the events organisation. We advise you to contact the organisation that you have booked the event with.

Yes it is simple. Please contact us at Van Nelle Fabriek Events for options and booking conditions. The telephone number is : 010-7503500 and the e-mail address is:

The Van Nelle Fabriek a former tobacco, coffee and tea producer, is now a unique events location and multi company working location. For questions or for complaint about the rolling tobacco you can submit them to the Imperial tobacco company. The telephone number is 0900-82663553 and the e-mai address is