Visitor information

The Dutch museum of back streets and popular neighbourhoods (Nederlands Volksbuurtmuseum) is situated on Waterstraat 27, at a walking distance from Utrecht central station. The museum offers some of its exhibitions in English, including a multimedia installation with stories about popular neighbourhoods, told in Cockney, and an animation film about the history of the area of 'Wijk C' in Utrecht.

Opening hours
The museum is open from 11 am to 5 pm

  • on Tuesday - Friday and Sunday
  • on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month:
    December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12, 19.

The museum is closed:

  • on Mondays and public holidays,
    December 25, 26, January 1.
  • on the 4th and 5th Saturday of the month: December 22, 29, January 26.

Adults: € 5,-
Free entrance: children up to 12 years old, benefactors of the museum, holders of 'Museumkaart' and 'U-Pas'.
Every first Saturday of the month there is a guided tour for € 7,50, including entrance to the museum. The tour is in Dutch.
Next guided tours are on January 5, February 2, March 2.

The museum is fully wheelchair accessible.