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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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Quiet Utrecht corner and interesting museum

If you're interested in railways, particularly the Dutch ones and your children share that passion and love practical things to do, this is the place to go. They will love the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

If you're interested in railways, particularly the Dutch ones and your children share that passion and love practical things to do, this is the place to go. They will love the ides and practical things to do - and so will you. This far from stuffy museum is situated in a lovely quiet corner of Utrecht - worth a walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Came by train from Rotterdam and caught the first special train of the day from Utrecht Centraal (arrives 0948). It is easy to walk back into town afterwards and enjoy the other sights. The museum is laid out extremely well with interesting exhibits such as the walk through Royal Train. You can also get outside at each end of the... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a nice 30 minute walk here from the Central Station and enjoyed our visit here. Beautiful old railroad station. Well layed out displays and had engines you can go up on to and cars to walk through. We had our lunch in the cafe and food was good. Very good for young children too. Well worth the visit.... More 

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Haywards Heath
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This museum has been much improved since a previous visit, several years ago. The core collection remains, but modern displays and experiences have been added that add good insight and fun in equal measure! All the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming.

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Bristol, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Would appeal to both railway enthusiasts and families wanting a good day out. Seemed to be very well laid out and a good collection of exhibits. Quite hands-on so lots to climb on and explore. Several different things to do within the museum inside and outside so you do need a few hours to make the most of it. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We went there with the entire family, kids in the ages 5, 7 and 9. We had an awesome day. On top of the regular activities, we visited when Thomas the Train was in Utrecht. Our kids loved the musical and the various other activities. Particularly the train simulator was fun for everyone. A true recommendation.

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Pune, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I am very fond of Railways & wherever I have travelled,if there is a Railway Museum around,I make it a point to visit it..As such,while we were staying in Eindhoven,I made an hour's travel to Utrecht to see the Museum. It is a small museum. Apart from old locomotives,a few carriages,there is hardly anything to see. Very little history.You may... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

i am a great lover of trains so this museum is right up my ally. If you dont like trains and there history dont go here.

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I picked the wrong day to visit the museum because then it was a Thomas the Engine day (or week rather). There were more toddlers than adults! I was on my own, you should go there with a kid. The displays and exhibitions were well arranged, you could visit the place in any weather and still enjoy or visit. The... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Go there when you're a fan of old trains of course! I went there with my grandson (almost 6 years old) on the celebration day of Thomas train and we had a lot of fun. But the best was the virtual reality experience!!! Don't go there on a holiday cause it's very crowded.

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Address: Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 030 2306206
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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