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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 030 2306206
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Ranked #3 of 39 Attractions in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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
3 helpful votes 3 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

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This museum caught our attention through all the nice stories we heard from friends. This year the museum won a price for the best attraction. It was definitely worth it!! The attraction was not only excited for kids but also for adults. The museum is located nearby the city centre of Utrecht. I would definitely recommend the museum when you... More 

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Rouen, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This museum has been carefully designed and built at great expense. It lacks very much in english translation but alll the staff are very helpful. Children can learn a great deal through the scenarios you can walk through and a train ride circuit through a series of tableuxs which could be better. I went into one room and found a100... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went with two boys of 25 and we all liked it very much. The real old station building with restaurant and toilets in old style and many old trains bring you back in the time. It is also funny to sit in the attractions (old train and simulator) and to visit the theatre. You can also park there for... More 

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123 reviews 123 reviews
15 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Happened to be here the morning of a steam event so was fortunate to see some fine steam engines in use. Advisable to check the website for the different events they have on to make the most of your visit. There is a lot to see apart from the interesting collection of railway stock. The rides are excellent and all... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is an interesting attraction for transport fans. Not being particularly interested in trains, I was slightly sceptical about going but I was persuaded to go by some friends who I was travelling with (to a truck show!) and was pleasantly surprised. There's a lot to see and a great variety of very old and more modern trains and rolling... More 

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