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“Enjoyable visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Central Museum

Central Museum
Nicolaaskerkhof 10, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Lange Nieuwstraat)
0031 30 2362362
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Ranked #14 of 48 attractions in Utrecht
Type: Art Museums, History Museums
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guernsey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Enjoyable visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great art work, fantastic 300 years of peace treaty exhibition. only real disappointed was, that we visited in August, which I presume is when a lot of tourists are around, however the cafe was closed, the resturant was the only thing open. The resturant had only one cook who had to take the orders, cook the food, be the waitress and charge for food! I.m not joking, it was awful to watch how hard this lady had to work and we had to wait for along time for a simple hot sandwich. Just couldn.t believe a large museum relied on one person to feed its visitors.

Visited August 2013
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English first
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Skip it”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

This museum is just okay at best'. If you have the museum card and happen to be in town and maybe looking for a way to spend a rainy day go for it, otherwise the road construction and difficult parking make this not worth the effort.

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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242 reviews 242 reviews
82 attraction reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
“Great building; wonderful exhibits.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Occupying several reclaimed and adapted buildings, and dealing with art, archaelogy, and history, this is a splendid venue. The collection of painting is not huge, but is well selected, with particular attention to the Utrecht Caravagists, Van Baburen, Van Honthorst, and Ter Brugghen. The modern art is also very good. Of special interest this summer and fall is an exhibition devoted to the Peace of Utrecht (1713), which combines art and history in an impressive fashion. The restaurant is limited in its offerings but serves very good salads and sandwiches. This museum is very much worth visiting!

Visited June 2013
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Pourville-sur-Mer, France
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“centraal museum in opposit of dick bruna house”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

centraal museum in opposit of dick bruna house
buy a museumcard and you can visit 466 musea for free

Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Utrecht-centered museum for those that are interested.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We visited the museum on a wet and cold day. The exhibits all have interest for Utrecht but it is still generally interesting. The artworks are particularly impressive, going back to the 15th century.

Visited May 2013
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