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Aboriginal Art Museum

Oudegracht 176, 3511 NP Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 238 0100
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Such a shame it will close

What a wonderful museum. Such a shame the museum will close its doors on 15-6-2017. There are not... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
cmoony
,
Limburg
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Closing in June 2017

This unique museum, the only aborigional art museum in Europe, has to close down in June 2017. I am... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2017
Ronald B
,
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Oudegracht 176, 3511 NP Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful museum. Such a shame the museum will close its doors on 15-6-2017. There are not enough sponsors to keep it going. Run by volunteers this is a little gem. Nice aboriginal art collection. If you hava chance go and see before it's...More

1  Thank cmoony
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This unique museum, the only aborigional art museum in Europe, has to close down in June 2017. I am very sorry for the staff. So if in Utrecht visit this experience before it is to late.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Well presented - with lots of information and a couple of great 'context' films. Beautiful art works - nice to see them on a global display. Great exhibition on mapping Australia at present - raises good questions about colonialism and indigenous rights.

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We very much liked this museum and the enthusiastic staff member welcoming us and explaining about what we were about to see. It is a pity that not more exhibits have English text with them (now predominantly Dutch). That should be fixed!

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The contemporary aboriginal art looked very interesting but there is no attempt to offer captions in anything other than Dutch: nothing on the wall or a guide card. A shame as this meant the exhibits lost impact. The temporary exhibition had some English captions for...More

1  Thank JULES A
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We loved it. It's a first of its kind in the Netherlands (and in Europe I believe), bringing contemporary Aboriginal Art to the attention of the wider public. The museum also has an educational functioning, informing of the different Aboriginal groups living in different parts...More

3  Thank Tanja S
Reviewed July 23, 2016

This museum gave me a new appreciation for Australian Aboriginal art. It is quite different from European art, and the museum does a good job at helping visitors understand the different worldview and perspective. I would definitely recommend watching the introductory video (Dutch with English...More

1  Thank Emily W
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This museum is quite small, but has an interesting collection. If you're in the area and you have an extra half hour to 45 minutes with nothing to do, this museum is a good time filler. Unless you have a strong interest in aboriginal art,...More

1  Thank Lycialu
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a nice museum for adults but not for children. The collection exists of paintings mainly, and is not interactive for children

Thank Cathelijne B
Reviewed June 3, 2016

I try to visit a different experience when I visit a place and not the usual Natural History Museum or Ethnography Museum. Therefore I was pleased to find this museum outside its own country. As you enter, you pay your fee just inside which is...More

Thank rondonel
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