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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Utrecht Private Tour: City Center Mystery Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Utecht by solving clues to find an elusive monster hiding in the city, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own the Dom Tower, Mariaplaats, Pandhof Domkerk, and more.<br><br>+ Discover amazing houses, churches, and museums<br>+ Find out memorable stories of the city<br>+ Solve clues and discover hidden gems<br><br>Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked.<br><br>It will take you from 1 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, you can finish it at your own pace.<br><br>You won’t need a guide, just download the app, go to the starting point and you’re ready to go on a city exploration adventure. As you solve the clues, you'll discover new locations and stories.
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Graham C wrote a review Oct 2020
Winsford, United Kingdom270 contributions146 helpful votes
Was not sure that this would particularly interesting but was proved to be wrong. This is a great place to visit and provides entertainment/interest for both young and old.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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153Dan wrote a review Sep 2020
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom64 contributions10 helpful votes
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This is a great museum with plenty to see and plenty of space inside and outside. Even if you have no real interest in the railway it is still well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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FedupPaul wrote a review Aug 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom40 contributions11 helpful votes
Excellent museum with a wide range of exhibits and exhibitions, and special talks about some of the exhibits - note the times on the boards next to them. Some impressive rooms designed for exhibits so worth joining the queue to get into the Great Discovery. There is a cafe. The toilets are spotlessly clean. Short guide booklet available in English. A bit too focused on young children, which can also enjoy special play areas outside. An enjoyable day out for all ages. Wear comfortable footwear as it's a big museum. Due to covid-19 you currently need to book a ticket in advance of your visit - via the website. You have an arrival time, so they can manage entry.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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headbeeguy wrote a review Mar 2020
Aberdeen, United Kingdom1,117 contributions225 helpful votes
This is an excellent, spacious museum suitable for all the family. When i visited it had a Winter Festival with an ice rink. However, there was plenty of exhibits available all year round. You can take a soecial train to get here from the centre of town. There is planty of old rolling stock outside including a wagon used in the Holocaust. This is very moving, even among the busy and colourful tracks and trains. It is difficult to beleive how many people were crammed into each train. There are also displays of model trains and plenty of vintage posters advertising the Railway. The main building is a refurbished station with Fisrt to Third Class waiting areas. It is very impressive. A good place to spend a few hours.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Dan K wrote a review Feb 2020
The Hague, The Netherlands5,360 contributions335 helpful votes
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The last time I was here, was probably more than 10 years a go. The museum has seen some big changes and refurbishment since. The train collection has moved a bit to the background; the museum now primarily focusses on children. And on a Saturday you can expect a lot of them. Including prams and strollers. Although not everything is accessible. Also new are some attractions and the rides, which were fun. But as a railway enthusiast, my main reason visiting was for the train collection, some of them are part of the heritage fleet of Dutch Railways. All in all we had a nice visit and will certainly come back when our son is older. If you are coming by car, due take in to consideration that pay and display in the neighbourhood is €4,27 per hour (2020), so if you are planning to stay longer than two hours, the museum porking lot (€9,50 for they day) is the cheaper option.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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