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Central Museum

Neighborhood: Lange Nieuwstraat
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Address: Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512XC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 30 2362362
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Nice for Miffy celebration

We have been at the Central Museum for the 60 years celebration of Miffy, having two children. The house of the creator of this character is closed so the museum host in 4 rooms... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We have been at the Central Museum for the 60 years celebration of Miffy, having two children. The house of the creator of this character is closed so the museum host in 4 rooms the birthday of Miffy with plays and funny expositions related to a birthday party. The museum in itself is nice and well organized; even if is... More 

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Wellington, Somerset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My fault not theirs but there is a large Miffy exhibition there whilst the Miffy House is closed, excellent for young Miffy fans but not so interesting for others. The Museum is a little difficult to manoeuvre around I was never too sure what I would find behind the clouded glass doors. Somethings were interesting other were not. Everyone was... More 

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Marquette, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I think the special exhibits make this museum great. Interesting layout, and the focus, of course, is on Flemish artists. Small cafe on premises, nice museum shop.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The museum was quite interesting. We visited as we wanted to see the Rietveld Schroder and Dick Buna House and the ticket covers all three attractions. The Bruna house is closed until December for a revamp in the meantime 3 galleries have been transformed into an interactive Miffy experience with useful info for children and adults alike. I used my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Frankly I went there just because of miffy. The other area of the museum was just average, even for a museum lover like me. A wonderful place for kids, and the cafe/ garden is definitely a lovely place to spend a relaxing afternoon on a warm sunny day.

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Carfin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This museum is an interesting little place. There are some exhibits of Rietveld and at the time of our visit the highlight of the place an extended exhibition of Nijntje (Miffy) that had been put together lovingly from original art work, interactive corners for children and other displays. Beyond that, the museum is a collection of decent art and exhibits,... More 

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Best part about the museum besides its architecture between modern and old and gift shop was the Miffy exhibit. The layout of the museum was difficult to follow, the curation peculiar, not much available in English and the masterpieces of the Museum were dark, dreary and lacking soul. By thie time, we got to this room, we had enough.

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Maarssen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A rich history of Utrecht, Nederland, and will suit people that is interested in History. It is the oldest Municipal museum in Nedereland, and very modern on the inside.Well laid out and informative. For the kids it is the celebration of Miffy's 60 th birthday (the icon cartoon rabbit). Kids can spend a hole day there, and enjoy themselves.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My kids and I walked very far to visit this place. We knew nothing about MIFFY when we got there and knew little more when we left the "museum" there was no one working (it seemed) no one to answer questions etc. I only saw people working in the gift shop. Not cool.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I don't regret going there, there was some things to see. I missed either a more in-depth view on any particular subject, or more subjects. It's a bit messy, and nothing seems related. There are some beautifull paintings, and then there's a random lit-up ship. Both are nice, but not related. When you think you've found a connection, it throws... More 

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