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Address: Lange Nieuwstraat 106, 3512 Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 30 253 8008
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small but very educational

The museum showcases the science breakthrough by the university and it manages to display the exhibitions interestingly both for kids and adults. It also has a botanical garden... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum showcases the science breakthrough by the university and it manages to display the exhibitions interestingly both for kids and adults. It also has a botanical garden with a lovely cafe.

Thank Terrylia
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Chanced upon this Museum on a sunny day. Oude Hortus is the perfect place to sit in the sun and enjoy a coffee - there is a good café attached to the botanical garden - and to escape the noise of the busy streets. Garden is not large but is a pleasure to wander around. The museum is fascinating for... More 

Thank Dutch1503
Dursley, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This science based museum has longs of interactive possibilities to keep children and adults amused. There are gardens to view as well including the oldest ginkgo tree outside of Japan or China. During or afterwards sit in the lovely cafe and admire the gardens.

Thank Stephen A
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A must to see, even the kids finds it fascinating.Well displayed and documented, get the brosure at the end of every row, as all the items on display are numbered, it makes it easier to understand

Thank 825hennies
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The museum is more for science fans - lots of in-depth info on medical history and potential future developments, with case studies, in English and Dutch which anyone studying medicine/ biology would love. Plenty of exhibits suitable for children including a massive lab set-up with all kinds of mini-experiments and the like. For those like myself who aren't as interested... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I visited this museum with my almost 5 year old son. We had an hour of fun and exploring. He was still a bit to young to enjoy the museum fully. For a lot of stuff you have to read. He can't read yet and it took to long for him that I first read it and than he could... More 

Thank Cosetteiscookin
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76 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I spent a long afternoon here, there is far more to see and do than I expected. Entrance to the museum is covered by the Museumkart. The first room in the museum is the Bleuland Cabinet and houses all sorts of skeletons, body parts and unusual items in glass jars. Next on the corridor is the Knowledge Lab. Upstairs, there... More 

Thank Bigardafan
Hereford, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A very interesting place to visit,lots to see and a wonderful garden and tea shop which also serves excellent food,

Thank quilter48
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108 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Extremely engaging, entertaining and educative fur kids and adults, well organized, well curated. A great place to spend a few hours in Utrecht

Thank Marco Z
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124 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Walking around Utrecht with our visitor from the US, we walked pass the museum and decided to have a look. The man at the ticket counter was very kind, even went along to show us one their prized pieces: an authentic microscope by Anthony van Leeuwenhoek. As a retired doctor having used the modern day microscope, it hardly seems recognizable,... More 

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