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Museum Catharijneconvent

Lange Nieuwstraat 38, 3512 PH Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 2362
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Worth the entrance fee I paid?

My answer is YES! Worth every pennies I paid. The exhibits are interesting and unique, covering... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
LolaGo1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Interesting museum

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

Reviewed 27 August 2017
brettnwau
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“on display” (7 reviews)
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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 5 October 2017 via mobile

My answer is YES! Worth every pennies I paid. The exhibits are interesting and unique, covering religious statues, paintings, sculptures, items used during mass, etc.! Also included are exhibits related to Martin Luther: short video, old, antique bibles, personal items belonging to Luther, paintings,etc. Amenities:...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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

1  Thank brettnwau
Reviewed 27 August 2017 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.

1  Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 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
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