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Centraal Museum

Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512 XC Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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Top notch collection, confusing display

Their collection is impressive -- look for the Dutch (Utrecht) Caravaggists. The display and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StVM
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Cleveland, Ohio
Many Masterpieces Mixed in with Avant Guard

The museum includes both classic works of masters with ultra-modern exhibits. There's a Van Gogh... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Constant_Discovery
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average34%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512 XC Utrecht, The Netherlands
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+31 30 236 2362
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their collection is impressive -- look for the Dutch (Utrecht) Caravaggists. The display and exhibition spaces are curated in a confusing way so be sure to ask how to navigate the museum.

Thank StVM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum includes both classic works of masters with ultra-modern exhibits. There's a Van Gogh here and several fine examples if the Utrecht Caravaggists, painters who went to Rome and brought back Caravaggio's chiarascura (light contrasting dark) style back to Utrecht. Don't miss the famous...More

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed March 12, 2017

My experience was very good from this museum. We saw a lot of things we learn soms and we even participated by finding a title for a painting for example. A nice hour to spend your time in the city.

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed March 9, 2017

This museum is made up of a number of different objects that cover Utrecht's history. To give some examples: A Medieval ship lies reserved in the basement. Dirck Brunna's studdio has been reassembled on a middle floor. There are paintings from the Dutch golden age....More

Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

As a tourist I found this a little dull. Most of the exhibitions seemed to be catered for locals and I couldn't connect with them whatsoever. I often got lost in the building and found it difficult to navigate.

Thank Connor R
Reviewed January 25, 2017

I went to this museum because I wanted to see the Dick Bruna atelier, which I really enjoyed. Then I started wandering around the rest of the museum and was absolutely amazed about the variety of art and artifacts on show. From archeology to modern...More

Thank claudia034
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Best part in my mind is the way they blend old with new and especially by putting contemporary jewelry in the locker area=genius!

Thank lauraad
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Its an interesting old building which has been very tastefully renovated. You can visit all rooms in the space of an hour or so. I was quite impressed. Worth a visit, especially if on Museumkaart.

Thank TheoA201
Reviewed January 1, 2017

This museum has about 10 expos. Some of the are great, like the one about the archaeological findings, the kitchen utilities, the family portraits and the buildings. Others are, well, they´re not bad enough to remember, just not good enough either.

Thank jenniefornedal
Reviewed December 23, 2016

The space in the building has been well adapted to create interesting areas for the exhibits. There is quite a variety of things to be seen in the museum. There is seventeenth century art, modern art, roman coins, recreation of Dick Braun's studio, views from...More

Thank ES1211
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