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What can you do in Eskilstuna when it's raining?

Escape the rain and gloom by doing something fun indoors with family and friends. In Eskilstuna, there are activities for all types of weather.

Indoor activities for rainy days in Eskilstuna

What to do when the sky is dark and the ground is wet from rain? We'd guess that most people would likely seek shelter to avoid getting wet. Luckily, there are plenty of fun indoor activities to enjoy on rainy days. Take your pick from our suggestions for a fun and dry day in Eskilstuna.

Swimming and splashing

At Munktellbadet (Munktell Bathing House), there are activities and experiences for both children and adults. There's a 50-meter pool and a family pool with fun attractions for kids of different ages, such as a climbing wall, water slide and poolside movies. You can also relax at Munktellbadet's spa section, River Relax (open from September to May).

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Play badminton at Eskilstuna Badminton hall

Right next to Munktellbadet is Eskilstuna Badminton hall. Badminton is a fun and playful sport suitable for all ages. In the badminton hall you can also play soft tennis, pickleball, and floorball. The shop offers badminton equipment for purchase and simple snacks if hunger strikes.

Jump high at Hop N Pop Trampoline park

Give the kids an action-packed day at Hop N Pop in Folkesta! There's plenty of space to play and defy gravity by bouncing around in the 1700m2 large trampoline park. At Hop N Pop, you can also climb on a climbing wall, tackle a challenging obstacle course, play basketball, or jump from the high platform and crash-land into a huge airbag. If energy needs to be restored after all the bouncing, there's a café serving food and drinks.

Bowl at Eskilstuna Bowling Center

Put on your bowling shoes, pick a ball, and let the bowling begin! Who will be the first to get a strike? At Eskilstuna Bowling Center you can easily have fun all day long. Take the opportunity to challenge family and friends in a 5-game series, shuffleboard or darts, and then finish with something delicious to eat in the restaurant.

Go skateboarding at Zero One Six

The skatehall Zero One Six is a perfect place for those who enjoy speed, excitement and tricks on wheels. Skateboards, kickbikes, BMX bikes and inline skates are all allowed at Zero One Six. If you don't have your own ride, you can rent one at the skatepark. The café offers drinks and light food.

Go to the movies

Craving some cinema comfort? The Royal house of culture (Kulturhuset Royal) is operated by volunteers, and the building houses a classic cinema from the 1940s. They showcase everything from classic films that were previously in theaters, to live operas and concerts.

Biostaden Eskilstuna opened in December 2020 and boasts one of Sweden's largest cinema screens. You can watch the latest films in any of the eight auditoriums. The cinema is designed and decorated with art deco inspiration, and each auditorium has its own unique touch.

Have fun at Leo's playland

Leo's Playland (Leo's Lekland) is the perfect place to cure the restless energy of playful kids. They can play to their heart's content, climb, dive into the ball pit, slide down slides, ride bikes, jump on trampolines, and much more. There's also a restaurant and café available.

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Test your teamwork at an Escape Room

In an escape room, you compete against the clock. Within a limited time, you'll put your heads together to solve puzzles and find clues to escape from a locked room. This activity is booked for groups of 2-7 people. The adventure is suitable for ages 14 and up, but younger children can also participate when accompanied by adults.

Shop till you drop at Eskilstuna's shopping centers

Enjoy a shopping day at one of Eskilstuna's large shopping centers. At Tuna Park shopping mall, there are over 60 stores to explore, along with numerous restaurants and cafes. At ReTuna Recycling mall (ReTuna Återbruksgalleria), you can browse through shops that sell only reused, recycled, organic, or sustainable items. The stores offers everything from furniture, home decor, and clothing to tools, bicycles, and food.

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Discover Eskilstunas museums

In Eskilstuna, everything is conveniently close, including the city's museums. Many of them are just a few minutes' walk from each other. The museums offers plenty of fun and interesting things for people of all ages, from the young to the elderly.

Try out sports at the Munktell Arena

Enjoy a full day at the Munktell Arena (Munktellarenan) and try out various sports. In the multi-arena, you can play mini-golf, boules, and table tennis, among other activities. You can also run on the track, practice high jump, long jump, or strength training. If you get hungry, the restaurant/café V-5 in Munktellarenan serves snacks and light dishes.