Tickets for Railway Museum Utrecht: Skip The Line

Learn everything about the Netherlands' 175-year train history in Utrecht

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Highlights
  • Skip the line and get in first to the choo-choo action without the queues and crowds, and discover the Netherlands' 175-year-old train history
  • Visit the Techlab and learn how trains work via fun, interactive exhibits, and head to Grandpa Harry's special attic for 1930s memorabilia
  • See locomotives, train sets and carriages, luxury people movers and even trains that transported sheep
Description

Descend 250 meters in an elevator and climb out in the early 19th-century at the Railway Museum Utrecht. Explore a collection of locomotives, carriages, steam engines and even train sets, learn about the Netherlands' train history and little ones can play on the interactive exhibits! Calling all trainspotters!

The Railway Museum Utrecht is dedicated to living the life locomotive in the late 18th and early 19th-century! It's a fully interactive adventure for trainspotters young and old.

Step into the carriage once used by the royal family. Ride Fire Test, a virtual journey through two whole centuries of track history!

Take the kids to the Techlab, where they can learn how trains worked - then and now - via fun, interactive exhibits.

The Steam Theatre hosts daily performances based in the world of the Orient Express, and steamworker Grandpa Harry's special attic is packed with 1930s memorabilia!

This is the perfect way to 'train' your kids to appreciate the railways more.

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Skip The Line
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What's included
Entrance to the Railway Museum
Guided tour
Parking fee
Changing or cancelling your ticket
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Venue
Address
Spoorwegmuseum
16,Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW, Utrecht
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Most areas are accessible, with the exception of Steel Monsters. Lifts, accessible toilets, and disabled parking spaces are available
Additional info

Getting There

  • Special train (commuter train, 'pendeltrein') from Utrecht Centraal to Utrecht Maliebaan. OV Chipcard is accepted in this train. The museum is inside Maliebaan Station
  • Bus: QBuzz 8 from Utrecht CS in the direction of Wilhelminapark, get off at Maliebaan
  • Bus: Lines 52, 77, 74 or 28 to Stadsschouwburg + 10 minutes walking
Insider tip

Take the pendeltrain from Utrecht Centraal to the Spoorwegmuseum (and back again at the end of your visit). Your transit pass or (OV chipcard) will work just fine!

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Ratings & reviews
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Oct 7, 2019
Very nice museum, especially for the children. Do note that you can visit part of the museum without buying a ticket too. A whole bunch of old trains can be viewed without entering the paid part of the museum.
Aug 22, 2019
It was great! My little one loves it!
Aug 21, 2019
Great place my child loved it and enjoyed every second.

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