Utrecht is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands and capital of the Utrecht province in the centre of the country. It is 35 minutes train ride south of Amsterdam. The city has many historical churches and architecture dating as far back as the middle ages. Through the years it has developed into an important centre of economy for the Netherlands. The multitude of historical buildings, the canals and high quality museums make Utrecht a fascinating destination. However there is more to explore in Utrecht Region. Other interesting cities such as Amersfoort or Zeist. Varied landscapes and internationally renowned knowledge institutes. Use your Utrecht Region Pass to get off the beaten track and combine nature, tranquility and beautiful old buildings from the region with all the advantages of a dynamic metropolis.
3511 JP UtrechtPlan your route
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Looking for the most fun and cheerful cultural activity in the centre of Utrecht? Museum Speelklok is one of the typical Dutch sights which is a definite must-see! Museum Speelklok will take you through the wonderful world of self-playing musical instruments, surprising its visitors every day with the cheerful tunes from all corners of the museum. A fun day out in Utrecht for children and adults.
The Railway Museum
3581 XW UtrechtPlan your route
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An adventure for all ages! This museum offers much more than watching trains. Start your museum tour with the ‘Great Discovery’. A mine lift takes you back to the time before the invention of the steam engine. Stop for a moment and admire the first Dutch steam locomotive, “De Arend”. Continue your visit in ‘Dream Journeys’ where actors play scenes of the well-known movie “Orient Express”. A roller coaster ride along life-size trains and locomotives? Try ‘Monsters of Steel’. ‘The Acid Test’, the latest attraction of the Railway Museum, tells the story of 175 years of railways in the Netherlands.
Castle De Haar
3455 RR HaarzuilensPlan your route
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De Haar Castle is the biggest and most luxurious castle in The Netherlands. It is one of the top European historic houses. A visit to De Haar Castle will take you back to the glory days of the castle and will show you the breathtaking splendour that surrounded the international rich and famous in the early 20th century. You will be amazed at the very un-Dutch luxury in which the Van Zuylen family and their guests lived amidst a wealth of history and art.
The National Military Museum
Verlengde Paltzerweg 1
3768 MX SoestPlan your route
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Situated on the former air base at Soesterberg, the National Military Museum combines the collections of the former Military Aviation Museum in Soesterberg and Army Museum in Delft. There are numerous pieces on display, including tanks, planes, armoured vehicles and helicopters.
3512 JC UtrechtPlan your route
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DOMunder is a prize-winning historical attraction located under the ‘Domplein’ in Utrecht. This exciting underground discovery among the archaeological remains of 2000 years of Dutch history is interesting for all ages. You pass through the immense pillar foundations of the Gothic Dom Church. Experience the devastating storm of 1674 or the fascination of the archeologist explaining the past layer by layer.
3512 XA UtrechtPlan your route
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Centraal Museum Utrecht, an open house to explore and discover. From Scorel to Bruna to Viktor & Rolf. From Rietveld to the Utrecht Caravaggists, and from Bloemaert to Marlene Dumas. Classic alongside modern, design alongside Utrecht city history, experimental alongside monumental. A museum that never fails to inspire. Expect the unexpected!
Mondriaanhuis (Mondriaan’s House)
3811 KG AmersfoortPlan your route
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The Mondriaanhuis in Amersfoort is the birth house of Piet Mondrian (1872-1944). Piet Mondrian was born and spent his childhood here. After the Mondrian family departed, for a long time there was nothing on this spot that reminded of the world famous painter, until architect Leo Heiderijk and his wife Cis made it into the Mondriaanhuis in 1994 and opened it to the public. The Mondriaanhuis is a museum experience for young and old alike.