Spoorwegmuseum /Railway Museum

Spoorwegmuseum/Railway Museum

A visit to the Railway Museum is an intriguing way to travel through 175 years of railway history. Accommodated in a splendid nostalgic station building from where the train to Paris used to depart.
Get carried away by the fairy-like atmosphere of the Oriënt Express. Actors take you on a journey through the splendid grandeur of the Belle Epoque. Ever heard of a museum with an indoor roller coaster? Well, now you have. Go on a blood-curdling journey alongside the steel monsters of the 1930s. At the Fire Test, you’ll make a spectacular virtual journey through train history. Roll up your sleeves, carry out experiments and discover how train technology works at the brand new Techlab.

Winter Station in the Railway Museum
Dec 21 - Jan 5
During these days it is winter in the museum. There are fires burning, a carousel runs between the Christmas trees and music is heard everywhere. There is even a covered ice rink (skates can be borrowed for free). Between the hundreds of lights you can enjoy a tasty meal in the restaurant with live music in the background. Experience an unforgettable time, skating among the steam locomotives.

Meet the real Thomas the Steam Engine in the Railway Museum!
30 May - 2 June
Did you know that the real Thomas will visit the Railway Museum during the "Day out with Thomas" event? You can play endlessly on the mega play mat, sing along with the Thomas sing-a-long and take a picture with the Fat Conductor. His friends Emily and Henry are also present. Will you join us?

See you soon!

Use a golden credit for this attraction or get a 10% discount on your ticket.

Maliebaanstation, 3581 XW Utrecht

Opening hours
Open Tuesday till Sunday from 10.00 – 17.00 hrs.
Open on Mondays during school holidays.
Dec 21 - Jan 5: Open every day until 19.00 hrs. (except December 24, 25, 26.31)

Closed 1st January and Kings Day.

Discount with Holland Pass

Regular price
Entrance 4+ € 17,50



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