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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 30 230 6206
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Another Wonderful Visit

Been a while since my last visit but never tire of this fantastic Museum. On certain days you can get a special train from Utrecht Centraal direct to the special museum... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been a while since my last visit but never tire of this fantastic Museum. On certain days you can get a special train from Utrecht Centraal direct to the special museum station. Many new items since previous trip and something for all ages. Don't miss it!

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is way more fun that I could expected! It has different areas with different interactive games. I love the way they chose to explain us things about trains and it's history. I think it's perfect for kids. Educational and fun at same time. I missed more english information, tho. I really recomend it and I hope I'll go... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favorite spot in Utrecht and was far more interesting than the Dom Tower. The trains are so cool and its nice that you can walk around inside of them versus just imagining what they look like on the inside. All the of the interactive tours are far beyond any train museum in the states and I'd encourage... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

if you enjoy trains, this is a must see. if you engine big industrial stuff, same thing. if you're interested in historical settings with various life-like scenery, this is your thing.

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Thank Joost H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't need to be a fan of trains to still consider the visit to the train museum. I enjoyed looking at the actual trains, learning the history of trains in the Netherlands etc. The old trains are really impressive. There are also mini rollercoasters to explore a different type of fun.

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klang
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Railway Museum is a museum where you can experience going up a train hundreds years ago. I like the best is 4D experience and the tunnel to the past. They are thrilling experiences. I had only 3 hours to spend there, but if I have more time I would like to go there for 5 hours or more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

While this is a Railway Museum, displaying both amazing architecture as well as marvels of engineering, it is a fun place for the young ones to visit. There is a small train that the youngsters can ride in, a hand operated trolley on rails they can move and several displays that show how things used to be. A virtual train... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. Loads of different trains. Steam ones, electric ones . You could actually get on and have a good look around. I loved the time machine which takes you back in time. You are given audio for this. I asked for English ones but there was no sign to say they were available in any other language... More 

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Huizen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

It is about 50 years ago as I visited the Dutch Railway Museum and I enjoyed every moment of it. Great to see it again. And a lot is changed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This railway museum has a large collection and is a worthwhile visit, but it's not really for rail enthusiasts. It has been modeled after a theme park and is more oriented to families with young children than to those interested in the workings of the railroad. The exhibits lack printed signs explaining what year each type of train was in... More 

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