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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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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Went there with my nephew (3 years old) and he loved it! Really cool place to go with smart and interested kids.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Nancy, França
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went there with my nephew (3 years old) and he loved it! Really cool place to go with smart and interested kids.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

On a wet day in Utrecht, the railway museum is a good venue for all the family and for all ages. There is a considerable but not extensive collection of locomotives and carriages including the Royal train. Certainly worth a look round for the nostalgia.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Interesting and interactive museum. Everything of a really high standard. The one man show in the Orient Express theatre was enjoyed by young and old. Plan at least 3 hours for your visit.

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Maarssen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Being a "wheels man", I enjoyed it so much that I want to go and visit it again. (The madam is holding me back, she is not so keen). The way is is laid out is very interesting and most enjoyable. The reconstruction of the old station and mining, and how it is presented was something out of this world.... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really enjoyed my visit to the Utrecht railway museum and I spent a much longer time there than I had planned for! Exhibits and rides were extremely interactive and interesting and it is a really fun place for both children and adults!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been to the old railway museum many times when I was a kid. But I hadn't been there since the museum has been renovated. Even without paying the entrance fee there is some nice stuff to see in the old station building as well as the royal train. Entrance fee might be a bit too high for some... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was not thrilled about going to this but my husband was keen and it was another rainy day in Utrecht. The museum is really quite amazing - the most varied collection of real historical trains I have ever seen. You can go through some of the trians, walk around most of them and learn a lot obout the history... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Not being a real train enthousiast, the only reason I went here was because of the Tour de France expo they had in their museum. But the museum itself turned out to be a lot of fun too. It is really spaceous with a lot of information on how the railroads came to be and what used to be involved... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We are not particularly interested in trains but it was raining so we thought we would give it a go and it was really good. I know you expect to find trains at a train museum but the surprise was there was so many of them and plenty that you could actually walk around on. Some of the trains e.g... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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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Additional Information about Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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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