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Review of Centraal Museum

Centraal Museum
Ranked #14 of 106 things to do in Utrecht
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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Reviewed 28 July 2013 via mobile

This museum is just okay at best'. If you have the museum card and happen to be in town and maybe looking for a way to spend a rainy day go for it, otherwise the road construction and difficult parking make this not worth the effort.

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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1,516 reviews
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“Great building; wonderful exhibits.”
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Occupying several reclaimed and adapted buildings, and dealing with art, archaelogy, and history, this is a splendid venue. The collection of painting is not huge, but is well selected, with particular attention to the Utrecht Caravagists, Van Baburen, Van Honthorst, and Ter Brugghen. The modern art is also very good. Of special interest this summer and fall is an exhibition devoted to the Peace of Utrecht (1713), which combines art and history in an impressive fashion. The restaurant is limited in its offerings but serves very good salads and sandwiches. This museum is very much worth visiting!

Visited June 2013
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Pourville-sur-Mer, France
2 reviews
“centraal museum in opposit of dick bruna house”
Reviewed 25 May 2013

centraal museum in opposit of dick bruna house
buy a museumcard and you can visit 466 musea for free

Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Utrecht-centered museum for those that are interested.”
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We visited the museum on a wet and cold day. The exhibits all have interest for Utrecht but it is still generally interesting. The artworks are particularly impressive, going back to the 15th century.

Visited May 2013
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Aruba
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“Interesting exhibits”
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I only went to see the exhibits on the religious war, which was fought between the protestants and catholics in Europe. This is a very interesting and educational experience. Plan on spending at least an hour and a half, in that section alone (exhibits 10 & 11). By the way, the peace treaty was signed in Utrecht, and this year (2013) they are celebrating its 300th anniversary.

Visited April 2013
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