Discover the fascinating past of the Dutch railroads while visiting the “Spoorwegmuseum” in Utrecht. An absolute must-see attraction for history buffs and train enthusiasts alike. The Dutch Railway Museum is located in the heart of Utrecht. It offers a fascinating journey through the rich history of the Dutch railroad network.

Origin of the "Spoorwegmuseum"

The Dutch railway museum was founded on January 7, 1927. In 1954, after renovation at the current Maliebaan station in Utrecht, the museum was opened.

The Railway museum is not just any museum. It is a fascinating place where you will discover how the train changed the world. The Railway Museum shows how railroads and society are connected. With a lifelike station, a theatre, exciting attractions and with changing exhibitions and events.

Discover the Dutch Railway Museum

At this wonderful museum, visitors are taken on an adventurous journey through time. From the very first steam trains to modern high-speed trains. Discover the impressive collection of historic locomotives and carriages that bring the story of the Dutch railroads to life.

At the Utrecht Spoorwegmuseum, learning and fun go hand in hand. This thanks to interactive exhibitions, fascinating displays and exciting activities for young and old. Step aboard a historic train. Discover and enjoy educational zones and attractions in the museum. Test your knowledge and become a train expert.

The Railway Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Buy your tickets online and reserve a time slot! Are you booking the Railway Museum package from Hotel de Bilt? Then your tickets are included.

Stay overnight at the Spoorwegmuseum

Combine your visit to the Dutch Railway Museum with a relaxing stay at the Van der Valk Hotel De Bilt. Located in the quiet surroundings of De Bilt, our hotel offers the perfect base for an unforgettable stay in the Utrecht region. Enjoy comfortable rooms, excellent amenities and hospitable service. Complete your experience with a delicious dinner in our restaurant.

Your visit to the Railway Museum can also be combined with a package at Hotel de Bilt? Then book the Spoorwegmuseum package now.