There are lots of interesting museums and cultural centers in Utrecht, a visit there will diversify the program of vacations. An interesting collection of exhibits is represented in the Museum Het Catharijneconvent dedicated to Christian culture. It is situated in the beautiful monastery of the 15th century. There are priceless articles of gold, silver statues of saints, paintings and manuscripts among its exhibits.
In the former Augustinian monastery the Centraal Museum is situated. Among its exhibits there are works of art and costumes, as well as other things that introduce the culture of local people. Families with children will be interested in visiting the House of Dick Bruna (Dick Bruna Huis); he was the famous Dutch artist and illustrator. In 1955, he painted Miffy rabbit; today, this fabulous character is familiar to children from different countries. The museum's exhibits list is very extensive and includes a rich collection of sketches, posters, books, covers decorated with works by the artist.
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