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Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht

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Address: Lange Nieuwstraat 106, 3512 Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 30 253 8008
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Interactive and fun

Lots of hands on activities for the kids, including a lab and horticultural glasshouse outside. Different sections including skeletons, dissected animals and organs and a sensory... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2016
DaisieB
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum at the "Museum kwartier' in the city center of Utrecht. The museum shows a variety of science objects and information. This museum is especially interesting for children. On the top floor of the museum there are several activities for children e.g. simple lab testing. We enjoyed this museum very much and will come back.

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Thank Martin20132222
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First we went outside to see the beautiful old greenhouses and plants. You will be amazed. We stayed out there for two hours and then we didn't have enough time to see the inside. Walked around for one hour but too much to see, could have spent hours there. All the scientifical research that has been done from more than... More 

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Thank Kariki
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stumbled upon this museum by chance when we were walking the streets of Utrecht. The man at the front was very kind and friendly. He found out that my boyfriend was going to medical school and highly recommended we check out the exhibits! It was perfect and interactive and very educational. We enjoyed learning the different body systems and... More 

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Thank Sara L
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Lots of hands on activities for the kids, including a lab and horticultural glasshouse outside. Different sections including skeletons, dissected animals and organs and a sensory 'youth lab'. Very educational in a fun way.

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Kootingal, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Lots to see and do! My 4 kids loved it. We also did the "speurtocht" and answered the questions in the book by going through the museum.

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Thank WallaceAustralia
Joinville, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

A lot of Biology related stuff in a very well-organized exposition! Lots of interesting things, mainly about Odontology!

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This museum has skeletons of a range of animals, as well as stuffed animals. There's a Van Leeuwhenhoek microscope from 1683, and a particle accelerator.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

The museum showcases the science breakthrough by the university and it manages to display the exhibitions interestingly both for kids and adults. It also has a botanical garden with a lovely cafe.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Chanced upon this Museum on a sunny day. Oude Hortus is the perfect place to sit in the sun and enjoy a coffee - there is a good café attached to the botanical garden - and to escape the noise of the busy streets. Garden is not large but is a pleasure to wander around. The museum is fascinating for... More 

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Thank Dutch1503
Dursley, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This science based museum has longs of interactive possibilities to keep children and adults amused. There are gardens to view as well including the oldest ginkgo tree outside of Japan or China. During or afterwards sit in the lovely cafe and admire the gardens.

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