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The Dutch Cheese Museum is housed in the weigh house of Alkmaar. The museum illustrates the past and present of the manufacturing of dairy products on the farm and in the factory. The whole process is covered, from the milking of the cow to cheesemaking itself. The museum also illustrates trade and life in the countryside and exhibits portraits with 16th century costumes.

Alternative names:

de Hollandisches Käse Museum   fr Musée de Fromage Hollandais   zh 荷兰奶酪博物馆   es Museo de Queso Holandés   it Museo de Formaggio d'Olanda

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Dutch Cheese Museum
Waagplein 2
1811 JP Alkmaar

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative


Local Children Historic house Profession & Craft Agriculture

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Tuesday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Wednesday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Thursday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Friday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Sunday 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm


For actual opening hours please visit our website

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0 - 3 Free
4 - 12 €2.00
13 - 99 €5.00
Museumkaart Valid
Alkmaar pass Free

More admission


  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly


Waagplein 2, Alkmaar, The Netherlands


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