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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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Excellent!!!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A really nice museum with a lot of activities, also for the children. Interesting especially to the one who likes trains. Tell a lot of history of de railway in Holland.

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Tain, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This museum is possibly the best I've visited, I'm not a huge train or transport fan, but this managed to keep me engaged from start to finish. There are varied sections showing the history of train travel through Holland, from the mock up of an English mining town and the first Dutch train to a mini ghost train style ride,... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great museum loads of displays and themed room/area's. Great for children with interactive displays but also for the train loving adult. Highly recommended for families. Go on a weekday (except Wednesday).

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I really liked the old refurbished railway equipment for myself. The other attractions were actually kind of fun, too but are really meant for kids. They were really well done though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

go back into the past and see the giants of the railway story. nice plays for young and old. we had a great day with the kids. you must do the train ride simulation.

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