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Central Museum

Nicolaaskerkhof 10, 3512 XC Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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A good museum to visit

My experience was very good from this museum. We saw a lot of things we learn soms and we even... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Joanna K
Disparate selection of art & historical objects

This museum is made up of a number of different objects that cover Utrecht's history. To give some... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Gerard_S77
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average34%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (7 reviews)
“dick bruna” (11 reviews)
“viking ship” (3 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
Lange Nieuwstraat
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+31 30 236 2362
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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
Reviewed December 8, 2016

A great museum - mostly modern works, but three galleries cover the history of art in Utrecht. Dont miss the display on the Roman's on the top floor - or the 1000 year old boat in the basement

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This museum is so like all other attractions within Netherlands: organized, modern and mind-blowing. It's focused on history, not arts, and information comes written, in audio or video.

Thank g_marianaa
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