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Het Oertijdmuseum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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School trip

It was a nice place to visit with lots of dinosaurs and fossils. Everything seems to be well... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
610delphinec
via mobile
Worth the viait

Great place to introduce small children to paleontology although there are many mistakes here. The... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Jonmun
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7 Sep 2018
“School trip ”
12 Mar 2017
“Worth the viait”
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The Museum of Prehistory (Oertijdmuseum) in Boxtel is the Netherlands’ largest geology museum. Here, you will learn all about prehistoric times and can walk among life-size dinosaurs and other extinct species! The remarkable fossils on display take...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bosscheweg 80, 5283 WB Boxtel, The Netherlands
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+31 411 616 861
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It was a nice place to visit with lots of dinosaurs and fossils. Everything seems to be well explained in Dutch but nothing in English (a lot of museum offer descriptions in the local language plus in English, but not in this one and we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to introduce small children to paleontology although there are many mistakes here. The outdoor park with life sized dinosaurs in the woods seems unique and thrilling to 5-8 year old grandchildren. Very limited parking. They do not accept credit cards. Very glad we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting museum with a LOT of dinosaurs. Lots of information and friendly staff. Especially interesting for families with children

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful parc with dinos. Lots and lots of them. Real finds as well as mock ups. Most interesting. For kids lots to do. For parents: visit the museum once without the kids. You won't be disappointed. Even you and the kids can learn about...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Only found this place a month ago & what a find it was. Our young son is into dinosaurs & this place has it all, he literally went ballistic. Entrance price is reasonable. On our 2nd visit we bought a yearly subscription, real bargain, think...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

There is lots to see inside and also the outdoors area is nice to spend some time. I was there with my son of 8 years old who is really interested in Dinosaurs. But unfortunately all information is in Dutch only. So while it was...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank stevenl
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The museum has an indoor and an outdoor part. In the indoor part the focus is mainly on dinosaurs. There are many informative (interactive) displays and very realistic dinosaur statues and skeletons. Especially the large glass conservatory is impressive: you walk close to the ceiling...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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