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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 030 2306206
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great family museum

Not only is the collection of the Dutch Railway Museum great but the activities make it a wonderful museum for the whole family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are around Utrecht Central and have a day or half to spare, this museum deserves a visit. I bet children will be exhilarated and engaged for the whole day - there’s a small, toy-train ride, aplenty rail-related shows/sights etc. intended primarily for children. There is a restaurant that serves both warm and cold food which can suffice the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not only is the collection of the Dutch Railway Museum great but the activities make it a wonderful museum for the whole family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The old trains are great to see, but there are also fun things to do and the information about steam and old railways is very interesting. It is a very nice walk from the central railway station in Utrecht through the historic center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When you visit the railway museum you think you back in time.the trains and all the activities bring you hundreds years back and you feel like a royal traveler that need to get to England by train. Very recommended. If you have the museumkaart this museum is included

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here you can view old trains and enjoy interactive history lessons as well as buy train souvenirs in the museum shop.In the museum there is also an old barber shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While this museum is geared towards kids, it's fun to attend as an adult. The museum has interesting history and really fun interactive rides/attractions. The train simulator in the building outback is definitely a must!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Many things to learn from. Very exciting. A good place for families with kids. Easy to reach

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Utrecht
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very lovely and nicely decorated museums for old and young visitors. There is a lot to do, interactive things like visiting a theatre show, 'time traveling' with a little train, for children there is a playground part. The only thing I dislike is the entrance fee. I think it is far too high, especially for children. I... More 

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Lyngby, Danmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most other rail way museum the main target are kids, since it is a hands on museum. It has several great ols locomotives, an old train stations as well as several worlds to explore

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This railway museum has a lot going for it; great variety of yesteryear rolling stock & an iconic, historic station with some interesting period rail related artifacts. That said, the rest is a poor Disney imitation attempt to create "five worlds" of imagination in rail history. There is even a virtual reality ride on a runaway train that, according to... More 

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