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Museum Catharijneconvent

Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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impressive collection of religious art

I enjoyed the museum however you must ask for the ipod with the tour in English otherwise the info... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martha T
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Antigua, Guatemala
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Treasury of Sacred art & artifacts

This is an interesting collection especially of Marian themes but hard to follow for the English... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Constant_Discovery
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Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lange Nieuwstraat
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the museum however you must ask for the ipod with the tour in English otherwise the info is exclusively in Dutch. Also was a bit disappointed that not all of the featured recordings in English were available. Despite these minor issues it was...More

Thank Martha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting collection especially of Marian themes but hard to follow for the English speaker because of the lack of an audio guide.

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a gem, with a special exhibit now of "Maria", images of Mary in all eras and contexts. The basic collection is medieval, are very well presented.

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

maria exhibit is interesting the entrence cost is 12.50eur you find more religious fights in the nederlands good expierence

Thank neil j
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The art, statues, artefacts, books, covers and relics left from Utrecht's dynamic religious history are enough here to keep all going for hours and hours. One really does get a rich display of modern facilitation for antiques alongside people who run this with the grace...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We visited this Museum by chance; luckily we visited the Maria exhibition which runs until 20 August. Really worth it- even though entry price is not cheap- but set up and infrastructure and setting worth the 2 hour visit.

Thank leonardm65
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are visiting the city of Utrecht before August 20th 2017, then visit this 'wonderful' exhibit in museum Catharijneconvent. Paintings and scuptures of the virgin Mary with or without child in old and modern/contemporary arts . Very interesting to see the contrasts.

Thank 984joka
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This famous museum concentrates on the country's religious culture. And it is well hosted, in one of Utrecht's many churches dating from the centuries that the city was the religious capital. Curious on Protestants, on so-called Old Catholics or just their Roman brethren? They are...More

Thank reinier s
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Most intresting exposition with great artworks, explanations in a great environment. Afterwards nice walk thru the city of Utrecht

Thank RedPAT46007
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a collection of Christian art. It starts with Romanesque objects and continues on to objects from the 20th Century. The Romanesque Statues and Renaissance Altar pieces are the best objects on display. There is also some good Dutch religious paintings from the 17th...More

Thank Gerard_S77
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