How to find us

Regular opening hours 

The ticket desk is opened from Tuesday till Sunday, from 10:00-17:00 hrs.

We are also opened on Mondays during school holidays, region South. That means you're also welcome on:

  • Easter, Sunday 1 & Monday 2 april 2018.
  • During May Holidays on Monday 30 april 2018.
  • During Pentecost, Sunday 20 & Monday 21 may 2018.
  • During Summer holidays: monday 9, 16, 23, 30 july & 6 en 13 august 2018.
  • Autumn Holiday: Monday 15 october 2018.

Columbus is closed on:

  • Carnavalssunday, -monday and -tuesday, (11, 12, 13 february 2018),
  • Kings day 27 april 2018.
  • First day of Christmas, 25 december.
  • New Years day.

On 24 december, Christmas eve, and 31 december, New Year's Eve, we are closed at 16:00 hours.

Columbus Earth Theatre can be reached by car or public transport.

By car:

From the direction of Eindhoven/Weert:

follow the A2 motorway towards Maastricht, take A76 towards Heerlen/Aken (Aachen), stay on the A76 as far as the exit for the N281 to Heerlen, stay on the N281 as far as the exit for Kerkrade/Simpelveld and turn left at the end of it, follow the N300 as far as the roundabout and turn left, take the first left (Hambosweg), the street curves to right and will take you to the car park. From there it is an easy walk to Museumplein Limburg.

From the direction of Liège/Maastricht:

cross the border at Eijsden, stay on the A2/E25 motorway, take the exit for the A79 motorway towards Heerlen/Aken (Aachen), stay on this motorway, at the traffic lights (end of motorway), turn right to the N281 towards Kerkrade/Aken (Aachen), stay on the N281 as far as the exit for Kerkrade/Simpelveld and turn left at the end of it, follow the N300 as far as the roundabout and turn left, take the first left (Hambosweg), the street curves to right and will take you to the car park. From there it is an easy walk to Museumplein Limburg.

Car park

Columbus Earth Theatre has its own car park, on the far side of the railway tracks. You can leave your car here. The railway crossing takes you to Museumplein Limburg.

 

Public transport services

Columbus Earth Theatre is located next to Kerkrade-Centrum railway station.

Individual itineraries can be generated via www.9292.nl, train departure times to Heerlen can be found on www.NS.nl