Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)

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The Railway Museum at Utrecht is one of the city’s most renowned museums and makes for a great day out – especially for kids and any rail enthusiasts. It takes you on an exciting journey through two centuries of railway history with train stations and trains from different areas. There’s even an old fashion barbershop. Visitors go on a journey through the history of the railway network in Holland.



Approx. Duration

2 – 4 Hours

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – Low

Local Currency


Price Level

Min. Price

From: € 16.00


Railway Museum, Maliebaanstation 16, 3581 XW Utrecht, Netherlands

Spoken Languages

Dutch (official language), Frisian is spoken in the northern province of Friesland. English, German and French are widely spoken.

Recommended Age

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Any Age

Pricing Details

  • 0 – 3: Free

  • 4+:  € 16.00

  • Museumkaart: Free

  • ICOM: Free

  • NS staff: € 10.00


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Additional Information

With its many exhibits and attractions, this interactive museum is great fun for all ages. For example, you can try the 4D simulator, in which you are the train driver. Younger kids will find the children’s train ride ‘Jumbo Express’ and play area.

There are cafe-restaurant facilities and a museum shop which sells many railway-themed items and toys.

The Railway Museum in Utrecht, Het Spoorwegmuseum, established in 1927 (and had a major renovation between 2002 to 2005), is dedicated to preserving historical equipment from the Dutch national railway.

lightbulb icon Please note that the museum’s capacity is limited, so you must make a reservation.