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Nice in center of Gouda

This place us in the center of Gouda and it is a nice store full of Gouda cheese. Its actually... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Ratingen, Germany
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Cool little museum

Interesting history and video on how the cheese is made. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Mandy C
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Markt 35/36, 2801 JK Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice for tourists that dont know the city/country but otherwise not so interesting. They do sell nice presents

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linde B
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This place us in the center of Gouda and it is a nice store full of Gouda cheese. Its actually small but nice place to visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Stopped in with a group of friends 6 in all. We had a great time here learning about the history of the Witches Weighing House. Staff were great, you can get weighed to see if you are a witch, they provided you with a certificate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank froggie93
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Interesting history and video on how the cheese is made. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Would be boring for kids, but my friend and I enjoyed it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The building, dating back to the Middle Ages, it's worth a visit. The Waag is a fascinating old building that has served as a cheese weighing station. It is now a tourist information centre and a cheese museum. The museum also showcases other local industries:...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CuriousTraveler007
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Interesting architecture outside - now a tourist office inside. Good choice of well priced souvenirs- though buy your cheese from the market outside as there is more choice...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nicolecherry
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Takes about 30 minutes, good explanation and nice artifacts. Also available in English. Recommended for families and visitors

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AndersUA
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The location and ambience are great. The night view if both sides if Shanghai famous bund is something worth to spend time admiring. The food, speciality is beef, was very good. They make it fun by giving each person a different knife.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fernandosT6407ES
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This place is good to visit and buy cheese and souveniers. very small, but cosy building, previously which was market. You will really like it, here you can buy some special goat or cow cheese. dont go through these place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AlexAndriesh
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum which is accessed via the tourist information office. The guide was very enthusiastic and shared historical information about the cheese and fiscal use of the weighing house along with additional interesting things Gouda has become famous for including pipes, pottery and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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25 February 2016|
Response from hrlycrzy | Reviewed this property |
We went to the weighing house with a cruise tour group. The main floor is a little shop, upstairs was where we had wine and cheese tasting. I don't recall a separate museum. But they open for business and everyone just... More
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29 November 2015|
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Response from OvdS | Reviewed this property |
The museum is the Cheese Museum in Gouda and the building that houses it is called Waag i.e. the scales for weighing cheese. The museum has a web site in Dutch, I was unable to find an English version. I think the words... More