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This museum, situated in an abandoned school building in "Wijk C" in Utrecht, confronts us with the life of poor people, living together in a closely knit neighbourhood, the "Volksbuurt". "Volksbuurten" could be found in almost every urbanization. Contrary to the people living in a...More
Small museum with big surprises. This place is one of the best museums I've seen around the world because is unique and about the people. Most of the times museums like to portray a nice image of the country, but this one give a painful...More
This is a small but delightful local museum depicting life in a poor neighbourhood back in the day. Well worth a visit. There's also a neighbourhood walk-about on the first Saturday of every month which I can recommend. Refreshing change from the larger, more formal...More
There's a creepy interactive section that would really appeal to kids, and lot of interesting information crammed into a relatively small place to give you a great overview of what life was like for the poor of the city. I could only understand a small...More
This might seem like a strange place for a foreigner/English-speaker to visit - but I had someone with me who could translate/explain everything to me, so no worries there.
I have to say, I really enjoyed the museum and the tour. The cafe/museum is located...More
Doesnt matter if you don't speak Dutch like me. If you take your time around the exhibits and read the text, listen to the audios and watch the films, you will pick up the jist. The staff are knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I had a great...More
A small yet beautifully set out museum detailing this neighbourhood in Utrecht through the years. Set in an old property this museum moves through rooms over the floors giving a view of life for the local people through the ages. There are a few well...More