The Utrecht University Museum is the Netherlands' foremost research museum. In it, visitors discover the fascinating world of scholarly research and education in the past and present. The museum uses its own collection to make the scientific process understandable. In addition, it manages and enables access to the academic heritage of Utrecht University, highlighting the importance of science. The University Museum reflects the strategic themes of the university in order to demonstrate to the public how the University contributes to society and to the developments that visitors will experience in the future.