Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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The Hagestein weir and lock complex is located in the Lek near the village of Hagestein in the municipality of Vijfheerenlanden , in the Dutch province of Utrecht . It consists of a weir and a lock. The complex was completed in 1960 . The complex is similar to that at Driel and that at Amerongen . With these three weirs together, a large part of the water management in the Netherlands can be regulated.

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Stedelijk Museum Vianen

Stedelijk Museum Vianen

2.95km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

The Stedelijk Museum is housed in a Roman Catholic clandestine church dating from the 17th century . The church functioned as a secret church for about 150 years. Today the hidden church is a monumental building. The collection of the museum is owned by the municipality and not by the museum itself, small art meetings are often held in the upper room. The Tourist Information Agency is housed in the Stedelijk Museum.

Museum Vreeswijk

Museum Vreeswijk

3.14km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

Museumwerf Vreeswijk is the continuation of the former Shipyard Buitenweg in the former independent village of Vreeswijk , in the current municipality of Nieuwegein in the province of Utrecht . The museum's "working yard" focuses on the restoration, repair and maintenance of old barges. The museum has an interior section where the history of the shipyard and inland shipping is displayed and where an impression of inland navigation life is given.

Museum Warsenhoeck

Museum Warsenhoeck

4.98km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

Museum Warsenhoeck has been located in the Geinoord 11 farm in Nieuwegein since 1990 . The museum is managed and operated by the Nieuwegein Historical Circle. The museum is dedicated to the cultural history of Nieuwegein, the former municipalities of Jutphaas , Vreeswijk and the medieval city of Geyne.

Kasteel Rijnhuizen

Kasteel Rijnhuizen

5.67km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

A majestic castle and estate in the Utrecht municipality of Nieuwegein. Here you have the opportunity to experience the most beautiful day of your life in an atmospheric, romantic environment.

Gerbrandy Tower

Gerbrandy Tower

6km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

The Gerbrandy Tower is a tower which was built in 1961used for directional radio services and for FM and TV broadcasting. It is named after Peter Gerbrandy, prime minister of the Netherlands. It is the tallest broadcasting tower in the Netherlands. More impressive, though, is what the tower becomes during the holiday season. Every year around Christmas, workers turn this 366.8-meter-tall tower into the world’s tallest Christmas tree.

Waterliniemuseum Fort bij Vechten

Waterliniemuseum Fort bij Vechten

8.14km from Sluis- en stuwcomplex Hagestein

The Fort bij Vechten Waterliniemuseum in the Fort bij Vechten near Bunnik in Utrecht is a museum that was opened in 2015 and focuses on the defense of the Netherlands by means of water. The Waterline Museum consists of different parts. In the new part, realized in the sand body on the attack side of the bomb-proof barracks, is the interactive exhibition about the water lines Sterk Water. There are also exhibits in the original buildings of the fortress.

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Utrecht

Utrecht

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Utrecht is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country. It is home to a number of nature preserves, castles and bustling cities. With the region having such a rich and long history, there are many old cities and ancient buildings to explore. The city of Utrecht features a historic center with an old cathedral tower that dates back to the Middle Ages.

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