Tickets for Railway Museum Utrecht: Skip The Line

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

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
  • 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

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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What's included
Entrance to the Railway Museum
Guided tour
Parking fee
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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!

Apr 24, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
Під'їхати безпосередньо до входу в музей можна електричкою, що прибуває сюди кілька разів на день. Музей дає змогу зануритися в атмосферу залізниць позаминулого та минулого сторіччя. Дбайливо збережені станційні атрибути та інтер'єри. Доступний вхід до деяких вагонів. Більшість написів - лише нідерландською, тим не менш можна гарно відпочіти й отримати естетичне задоволення. Він не відрізняється надлишком потягів, їх небагато, вони не набридають, та не забудьте дослідити всі куточки музея, можна завжди знайти щось неочікуване й цікаве. Особливо місце популярне серед родин з дітьми. В певні дні також по території працює малесенька дитяча залізниця. Як і заведено в нідерландських музеях, посередині є велика зала, де можна перекусити й випити кави. Гарний вибір, якщо ви проводите день чи два в Утрехті.
Aug 24, 2018
Fun and interesting for kids above 6.
Jun 7, 2019
Bellissimo!! merita essere visto questo museo.
Mar 16, 2019
Very good,hals.
Oct 24, 2018
Super leuke dag gehad. Alleen hadden we helaas geen plattegrond ontvangen en moesten we zelf zoeken naar alles.
Aug 14, 2018
Very good collection of trains, both real size and models.
Lots of activities for visitors of all ages.
Nice café and shop.
Jul 27, 2018
Een werkelijk mooie en leerrijke museum.
Het is zeer zeker de moeite waard deze museum te bezoeken voor jong(er) en oud(er).
Het is leerrijk en heel veel te zien en te beleven.
Echt AANBEVELINGS waardig.
Jul 17, 2018
was goed
Jul 4, 2018
Wir haben die Tickets auf das Handy geladen und Handy am Eingang scannen lassen - hat super funktioniert....

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