The oldest municipal museum in the Netherlands can be found in Utrecht. Established in 1838, the main goal of the museum is to teach people about the city of Utrecht. The collections within are truly extensive and range form over 20 centuries of history including archeological findings to works of decorative and applied arts.
Utrecht is a shopper’s paradise- The mall, Hoog Catharijne is one of the best known malls in all of Holland. In addition, Utrecht’s narrow streets and markets have a strong appeal to visitors. Two of Utrecht’s most outstanding attractions are Holland’s tallest church tower- the Dom and the Oudegracht canal linked with sunken wharves and ancient cellars that house cafes and fascinating ships. In this special city, the riches of the past and the radiant present combine to create a destination that is truly unique and a pleasure to visit.