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Central Museum

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Address: Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512XC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 30 2362362
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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History Museum

The Centraal museum is 2 sections, the Schröder Huis and the main museum. Buy a combination ticket for both houses online. The main museum shows the history of city, a bit the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lyngby, Danmark
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Lyngby, Danmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Centraal museum is 2 sections, the Schröder Huis and the main museum. Buy a combination ticket for both houses online. The main museum shows the history of city, a bit the art group de Stijl, lots of paintings and you can easely spent some hours here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent museum with very interesting exhibits. The viking ship was very atmospheric and the photographic views from the Dom were superb. You need to make sure you do not miss exhibits, because the building is historically rambling!

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Thank Margaret W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the exhibitions. Unique layout and fun to walk around. Learned a little about Utrecht and its history and there were some truly awesome artworks if it's your jam. Exhibition 4 and 9 (dick Bruna studio) were stand outs; although the eclectic mix of stuff there made it hard to be bored. Do go expecting to make your own... More 

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Thank Izaak L
Weesp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Museum of the city Utrecht. Permanent exhibition of Dick Bruna's creation Nijntje/Miffy, for which you have to pay seperately. Tip: when with small children (up to 7) go and see Nijntje, in all other cases cross the street and visit the museum.

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Thank Jurriaan S
Bergen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Had an hour to kill while it was wet in Utrecht so spent the time in the Central Museum. We have museum kaarts meaning entrance was free. The building itself was quite impressive and each room held an individual exhibition. Some were interesting others just a waste of time. Particularly liked the hair exhibition that was on at this time.

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Thank George G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

"Hair" exhibition truly out of this world and not to be missed. Cafe good too. The studio of the famous creator of the "Muffy" books was recreated on a floor of its own and illustrated with a film of events from his life.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Museum looks great from the outside, but was disappointing. There was a large exhibit about hair-culturally not very exciting. The Duck Bruna exhibit was mildly interesting and there were a few decent works of art in this poorly laid out museum.

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Thank kagatlin
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This appears to be a really great museum, and my husband and I loved what we saw, but unfortunately we arrived on a day when exhibitions were changing and they were upgrading the entire museum, so we felt a bit let down. We had access to less than half of what the museum had to offer. luckily we had a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and coffee after a visit to the Nintjemuseum over the road. It has a nice outdoor play area for kids. Indoor is comfortable and spacious. Food was fine and reasonably priced. Service a bit slow to start with as were not sure whether to order at the bar or wait for the waitress. It speeded up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We visited as this was across the road from the Dick Bruna house and thought that we would find out some interesting information about Utrecht however the museum seemed to be focused on exhibitions of Hair and various other things and there was not much about the history of Utrecht at all. This is not somewhere I would visit again.

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