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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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Address: Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht, The Netherlands
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+31 30 230 6206
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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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6 kids

Took 6 kids there, they love it. I just sat down for chocolate milk ,they run around. Love the ice skating,eat a lot. It a save place to leave a bunch of kids between 8 and 13... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bellalewin
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took 6 kids there, they love it. I just sat down for chocolate milk ,they run around. Love the ice skating,eat a lot. It a save place to leave a bunch of kids between 8 and 13 have fun. They go and visist the things they enjoyed most. For my kids from the caraibes ,the ice skating was a major... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in Utrecht, and whether you have kids or not, they will LOVE it, this is a great rail museum. Plenty of beautifully restored steam and diesel, a miniature train ride for the kids, a brilliantly restored first NL train and the piece de resistance is The Crucible which is a virtual train trip which is a must... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My visit to the Spoorwegmuseum (Railway Museum) was to view their exhibition "Utrecht Centraal" (1843 - 2016), so I wasn't really there to look at old trains per se. The exhibition runs until 5th Feb. So, let me give you my impressions of the museum. First off, you enter the old, original building that was the Maliebaan station. It was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shame no English translation. Its otherwise quite a happening space, especially for families, as quite expansive food and entertainment option.s

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Thank TheoA201
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been for the first time during the Winter station, which takes place from the 23rd of December to the 08th of January. Entrance is free with museum card. And plenty to do !! as well inside than outside. During the winter station, a (also free) ice rink, kids and myself had a blast :) we will be back... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited in late December 2016. It was very busy, with mostly kids and parents. There were lots of old trains but most can't be entered to get the full experience. Would have been nice to have a more interactive experience. All the information is in Dutch only. If travelling by train, you will need to change... More 

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Thank stars1989
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of children and nice place for everyone. Not too much trains but atmosphere inside is very nice. More than 150 years of dutch railway history. I expect to sit as a driver of train or play simulation of railways.

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Thank Daniel C
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must be the only railway museum with its own station (Utrecht Maliebaan) served from Central Station. Famous for its historical collection showing more than 150 years of railway history.

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Thank reinier s
Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

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 December 5, 2016

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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