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actuele kunst

visit bak

visiting address
Lange Nieuwstraat 4
NL-3512 PH Utrecht

opening hours
Wednesday-Saturday 12.00-17.00 hrs
Sunday 13.00-17.00 hrs

We welcome you to visit the exhibition Towards a People's Culture, as part of the first session of New World Academy, on view now at BAK.

entrance fee
exhibition € 4 (reduction* € 2; Museumkaart & BOOKS@BAK free entrance)
lectures € 4 (reduction* € 2; BOOKS@BAK free entrance)
*reduced entrance fee for students, children, visitors over 65

guided tours

BAK invites groups of visitors to see our current exhibition and to enter into a discussion about the works on view during a guided tour. During a guided tour and seminar in BAK, groups of maximum 25 people can visit the exhibition, discuss and delve into the propositions of the exhibition and their relation to a wider discourse. Guided tours are given in English or Dutch and last for about 1 hour. Cost: 4 per participant, including entry fee (<10 people). Interested in a guided tour? Please contact Myrthe Nagtzaam:

FORMER WEST research library
Visits to the library are possible by appointment Wednesday and Friday.

how to visit
by public transport from Utrecht Central Station
Take bus number 2 and get off at ‘Hamburgerstraat’ (almost opposite BAK). For travel advice call 0900-9292 or visit the OV travel information (

walking from Utrecht Central Station (ten-minute walk)
At the station and shopping centre ‘Hoog Catharijne’ take the second corridor on the right (Godebaldkwartier). Go down the stairs and turn left towards the city center. Follow ‘Museumkwartier’-signs towards the Domtower. After the tower, turn right onto ‘Korte Nieuwstraat’, which leads into ‘Lange Nieuwstraat’.

by car/motorcycle
BAK is located in the city centre, so it's not recommended
to visit BAK by car. There is only paid parking available in the city center from Monday to Saturday (in both the day and evening). On Sunday, except for 'koopzondag', parking is free in the ‘Museumkwartier’. For a parking garage: BAK is a five-minute walk from the Springweg-garage.

practical information

opening hours office
Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00 hrs

office address
Lange Nieuwstraat 4
NL-3512 PH Utrecht

t: +31 (0)30 2316125
f: +31 (0)87 7844660

mailing address
Postbus 19288
NL-3501 DG Utrecht

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