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Centraal Museum

Applied arts are at the heart of a wide-ranging collection that also features paintings by artists of the Utrecht School and a bit of De Stijl to boot. Here too is the world's most extensive Gerrit Rietveld collecti…
Top Choice Historic Building in Utrecht


A remnant of Utrecht's original 14th-century cathedral, this tower is 112m high, with 50 bells. It's worth the 465-step climb to the top for unbeatable city views; on a clear day you can see Amsterdam. Visit is by g…
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Museum Catharijneconvent

Museum Catharijneconvent is the pick of Utrecht's museums, with the finest collection of medieval religious art in the Netherlands – virtually the history of Christianity, in fact – housed in a Gothic former convent…
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Aboriginal Art Museum

Dreamtime in Utrecht: the focus here is on contemporary Australian Aboriginal art, from the paintings of the Central Desert to photography by urban artists.
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Miffy Museum

One of Utrecht’s favourite sons, author and illustrator Dick Bruna is the creator of the beloved cartoon rabbit Miffy (Nijntje as she's known in Dutch) and she naturally takes pride of place at the artist's former s…
Church in Utrecht


Immediately north of the Domtoren, find the row of paving stones that mark the extents of the nave and the position of the columns. Across the way is the Domkerk, the surviving chancel of the cathedral. Back outside…
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Museum voor het Kruideniersbedrijf

Tucked into a narrow lane is this charming replica of an old grocery store where lovely ladies in aprons dole out sweets and tea from decorative containers. Pick up a block of white liquorice candy to add to hot mil…
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Museum Speelklok

This museum has a colourful collection of player organs from the 18th century onwards. Hourly tours demonstrate them with gusto, and the restoration workshop lets you see how the mechanical marvels work.
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Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum

The national railway museum features historic trains, including the luxurious cars of the Orient Express and Holland's oldest steam locomotive, a vast collection of model trains and thematic displays in an old stati…
Church in Utrecht


Walk down Voetiusstraat from behind the Domkerk to Pieterskerk, completed in 1048 and the oldest Romanesque church in the Netherlands.