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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 230 6206
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Fabulous

Perfect for a half day outing. Lots to see, experience and learn! Very conveniently with its own... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandemansgirl
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Banglamung
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Still a lot to see even when you are not a kid

My very first impression when entering museum was that it is more kind of attraction for children... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PSnipp
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Rome, Italy
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect for a half day outing. Lots to see, experience and learn! Very conveniently with its own railway station and with online discount tickets (note you have to print your own tickets!) it was very reasonably priced. Will definitely come back!

Thank Sandemansgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

My very first impression when entering museum was that it is more kind of attraction for children rather than the real railway museum. However, I have to admit that I was completely wrong and there is a lot to see for everyone who is passionate...More

Thank PSnipp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two of us went here on a sunday afternoon. We expected some trains but we got so much more! Some of the attractions are only in Dutch, just so you know. I have been here for a business party as well.The party wasn't in...More

Thank AnnaQueenBee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our kids here as part of a day trip whilst staying in the area. Our kids are 6 and 3. Ideal place for kids with an interest in trains. The boys loved the little outdoor train that runs around the museum but most...More

Thank Clearinfo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hoot! Fabulous collection of famous trains & engines complete with a hilarious actor's recreation of a ride on the Orient Express. Even if you don't have kids with you, go anyway. Don't miss their "Steel Monster" ride, a kind of indoor rollercoaster ride...More

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Railway Museum (Dutch name: Spoorwegmuseum) in Utrecht is the Dutch national railway museum. This museum was established in 1927 and since 1954 has been housed in the "Maliebaan station", a former railway station in Utrecht province. If you are in the Netherlands for a...More

Thank AmitavaGuha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out and extensive range of railway engines, machinery, carriages etc in a superb former railway station. Of particular fun are the "ghost train" and the "fire experience" and the "time travel". Suits all ages and will take up to 3 hours.

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice experience. The tour was very good and we got to see some of the first trains that have transported passengers and goods back in the days

Thank Sina A
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

My kids were so excited to visit the museum, but in the end they were somewhat disappointed. The little mini train ride was running at a limited time. So twice we were next to get on and the lady told us, she was going on...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Well there may not be a huge number of exhibits but this place is brittiant for sheer entertainment value.

Thank Ruthie R
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Arch T
March 5, 2017|
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The train services from utrecht cs to Maliebaan and arrives and departs once every hour.
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Response from sonerbekir | Reviewed this property |
Everyone has said everything that needs to be said...but if you have English and German, Dutch should actually be not too hard to grasp. However, purely for cultural reasons, and a happy visit, use English when asking... More
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