Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht

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The Museum Catharijneconvent (St. Catherine's Convent Museum) is a museum of religious art in Utrecht, Netherlands. It is located in the former St. Catharine convent, having been sited there since 1979. Its collections include many artifacts from the museum of religious art of the Catholic Archbishopric of Utrecht, located in the convent until 1979. In 2006 the convent closed for restoration. It is part of the Utrecht Museum Night.

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  • The museum is really interesting. Rich collection of paintings of reformist Christian artists reflecting the essence of the break with tradition of Catholic Church. Authentic spiritual pictures...  more »
  • This is a must museum for all those who love medieval art. The museum is full of very interesting artifacts from the Netherlands, they are well presented and displayed. And the setting is also great.....  more »
  • The museum surprised me in a positive way. We were here for a special tour with children, and it was very engaging. The tour guide was enthusiastic and had a great connection with the children while explaining things about the exhibition (about festivities)
  • Unique experience: a confluence of art from differing religious traditions.
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