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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 030 2306206
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So much fun here!

The Museum is on the edge of the town centre but easy to find and not far to walk from the Utrecht Centraal train station. I believe there is actually a train that goes there but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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London
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

The Museum is on the edge of the town centre but easy to find and not far to walk from the Utrecht Centraal train station. I believe there is actually a train that goes there but I chose to walk in order to see more of Utrecht. You enter via the old Maliebaan Station building which has the original waiting... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This museum is really entertaining. It gives complete information so that we can learn a lot about the history of the railways in the Netherlands. Besides that, it is very entertaining. The nice interior as well the attractions inside brings fun to the visitors. I recommend this museum for train lovers as well as the ones who actually do not... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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88 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This museum is one of the best railway museums in Europe. They are able to tell children the history of the Dutch railway with a variaty of experiances like a roller coaster and a time machine

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Erica, Drenthe, Netherlands
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

In the past, this was your basic collection of vintage railroad material, but not so long ago the museum has been transformed into an experience, to enjoy for young and old. Still, you can see lots of engines and cars. But some of them are used in special worlds, to experience trains in a different way. Walk through the birthplace... More 

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Meppel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Found this place to be as grand as the previous reviews indicated. We didn't plan it but got lucky and arrived during the model expo. They moved the big locomotives outside and filled the space with all kinds of miniature displays and products. We spent an entire afternoon there. There is a train ride in the back that is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

An amazing experience with the 3D train trip!!! Don't miss it!!! The the train are very beautiful and so beautiful! Very interesting!!!

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holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an old time favourite in Utrecht with children, together with the museum "Van Speelklok tot Pierement"

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A lovely place to visit. Children love it too. It's an impressive collection of old trains in a magnificant condition. It's a must when visiting Utrecht.

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Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kids are allowed to climb trains and even drive a train in a mockup! Also there;s a beautiful theatre and a roller coaster!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Visited the museum with my little brother, but was more of an excuse to see it myself as well, the museum givea you a view of the history of the train in Holland and europe, a great collection of coaches and engines! Will be back for sure!!

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