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Museum Catharijneconvent

Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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Interesting museum

An interesting museum that contains religious themed art works and relics largely from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
brettnwau
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Melbourne, Australia
Religious artifacts

Well worth a trip here - some fascinating exhibits and paintings with a good commentary for many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Raymond H
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Melbourne, Australia
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Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lange Nieuwstraat
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+31 30 236 2362
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting museum that contains religious themed art works and relics largely from the Netherlands. For non-Dutch speakers it is recommended to get the English audioguide (no additional charge) as all information accompanying the exhibits is in Dutch only. There are some interesting works and...More

Thank brettnwau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a trip here - some fascinating exhibits and paintings with a good commentary for many items on a complimentary iPod - well worth the 12.50 entry fee. Quiet on a Sunday morning which was a bonus.

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice museum of the Catholic church. It's only in Dutch, so not of much help for tourists. I found it nice for locals with some time to navigate the cite.

Thank jennycamposv
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

While walking to the Centraal Museum I passed by a church and thought why not? Haven't been to this museum yet. All about the history of Christian faith with artefacts, paintings, objects. And a Rembrandt! Had to walk back for this gem. Worth it!

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The building has grandeur and historic relevance. Does keep the exhibits within one overarching theme. Not for everyone. Liked the hammer of Saint Maarten.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 8 July 2017 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 4 July 2017 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 23 June 2017

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
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