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Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Interesting gardens with a small scientific museum

This is a small botanical garden attached to the university's scientific museum. The gardens are... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Denver, Colorado
Conference at the University

I was in Utrecht to attend Winter School and conference. The facilities were, for the most part... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
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Get to know your inner scientist at the Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht (Utrecht University Museum). At the museum you will experience the differences between science now and in bygone days. Put on a lab coat and carry out experiments or investigate the...more
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Lange Nieuwstraat 106, 3512 PN Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 253 8008
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My family's favourite place in Utrecht. Adults enjoyed the garden. The interactive science museum was good, if your family like that type of thing. Had walk through science rooms with lots of experiments to try. The day we were there there was a kids interactive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The exhibition together with the garden is a nice way to spend some time. However, it struck me that there's is little information in English, and being a university museum, that's not okay.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CynthiaV949
Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is a small botanical garden attached to the university's scientific museum. The gardens are well laid out with restored greenhouses. Most of the plant labels are in Dutch with some English, but most of the labels also include the Latin names so if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

So put in mind two things: English support is too weak, so if you are not dutch you will not enjoy much There are some exhibitions for diseases which is super scary for young children You can skip all that and go to the third...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mostafamraafat
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I was there briefly during a museum open day and really enjoyed it. It's very interactive and I think especially good for children - there are lots of educational videos (in English too). As far as I remember, it was mostly medical (or at least...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rallie S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I was in Utrecht to attend Winter School and conference. The facilities were, for the most part, modern and comfortable, and quite beautiful. There were some problems with Wi-Fi and having enough working outlets available (most quickly solved by an extension wire). When you see...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Great museum to visit. Interesting collections including the special fungi exhibition. Great combi with the Hortus. Coffee and lunch in the small and nice restaurant. Friendly staf. Also well recommended for kids who can do their own tests.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jan B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The garden was nice. The anatomy section was plentiful, but a bit creepy. However, we were given an English Pamphlet which didn't even contain half of the explanations, so we couldn't understand almost anything. In addition, the display numbers didn't match the explanations on our...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pioletdefusta
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This museum quarter has so much to offer! I passed by the Univeristeitsmuseum. And here is an old hortus, a secret garden! With a great terrace and staff.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Good for all ages. Loved watching and listening to the short movies of the veterenarian, dentist, surgeon, ...

Date of experience: July 2017
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Sheldy G
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Yes, I remember there being lifts.(99%)