Railway Museum Utrecht

Explore 175 years of Dutch railway history.

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What's included

  • Admission e-ticket for the Utrecht Railway Museum.
  • Day return train e-ticket from any station in the Netherlands to Utrecht.

Railway Museum Utrecht

Visit Railway Museum Utrecht

Discover the story behind 175 years of Dutch railway history. Get up close and personal with history, and travel to faraway places with an array of interactive exhibits. From the original (De Arend – the first steam train in the Netherlands) to the modern-day rail’s greats are all here. The Jumbo Express is sure to delight the little ones, making Utrecht’s Railway Museum the perfect family destination.

Step back in time

Get acquainted with the rail history of the Netherlands. In the Utrecht Railway Museum, you can experience trains through time, right back to the first steamer built in 1839. From ancient steam engines and wooden carriages to modern electric trains, witness first-hand how far rail has come. And if you want to know even more – ask the exhibit’s eduTRAINer to enlighten you. The Utrecht Railway Museum also offers the Vuurproef exhibition, a spectacular journey through 200 years of Dutch train travel. Narrated by famous Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, you’ll truly feel as though you’ve traveled back in time.

Fun and games

The Utrecht Railway Museum is about more than just history lessons. There are plenty of things to do, like the underground shaft that literally transports visitors to a land of soot and steam. And you can’t visit the railway museum without reserving your seat on the Orient Express. Everyday, the museum’s theatre holds daily performances evoking the romance of early train travel, so that you can experience the world of dreams, faraway journeys and fairytale destinations for yourself.

All aboard

Bringing the little ones along for the ride at the Railway Museum? The Jumbo Express will enchant kids – no parents allowed. The bravest visitors can even take a thrilling journey back to the 1930s on a steam locomotive with Grandpa Harry. Thought- provoking exhibits are balanced with fun playgrounds, resulting in a journey to be loved by all. The combination of history and fun at the Utrecht Railway Museum makes for the perfect family day out.

Special terms and conditions

  • Special offer is available until December 31, 2017.
  • Railway Museum Utrecht e-tickets are valid until December 31, 2017.
  • Promotion includes a day return e-ticket to Utrecht.
  • Valid from 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday; all day Saturday and Sunday.
  • Tickets cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. No refunds.

Useful information


Maliebaanstation 16 3581 XW Utrecht

Opening hours:

Tuesday - Sunday from 10.00am - 5.00pm Open on Mondays on official Dutch school holidays



More details:

Railway Museum Utrecht website

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