Sonnenborgh Museum and Observatory, Utrecht

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  • We were really disappointed by the fact that there were no english captions, only dutch. As a result it was impossible for us to understand what it was we were seeing. The dutch children seemed to hav...  more »
  • Compact museum where you can discover everything about the weather, the stars and the Sun. From the museum access to the bastion, nice to just walk through, also additional explanation about the defensive work. Imagine that this museum fun for kids, as there is much to explore and to touch!
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  • A visit to the Observatory is very worth it; old well maintained authentic buildings, very special instruments and clock. A fun trip as day trip for seniors thanks to the very interesting tour given by an enthusiastic volunteer. Not accessible for wheelchair users and disabled access. There is difference and no elevator. The Group of seniors I was found it all very instructive and special. The visit has again aroused their interest in the solar system.
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