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Amsterdam Cheese Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 19:00
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Prinsengracht 112, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped into this small and sweet little museum / shop, whilst walking along the canals. The staff were very friendly they offered a variety of different Gouda cheeses which are for sale and the museum down stairs was interesting and informative . When leaving...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank frane64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quirky little free entry museum dedicated to Dutch cheese making and history. The basement museum will keep your interest for about 15 minutes tops, then you can go back upstairs and try all the free samples. There are some unusual flavours. Good

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AirRaidPatrol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in after our visit to Ann Frank’s house. Lots of samples. No pressure to buy. Delicious cheese. Fun room downstairs for photos!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank emmal937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the Anne Frank House, we ventured inside this museum. SO many samples! SO cute! Something literally for every palate. We were especially surprised/ delighted by the "crunchy" cheese, and purchased some at the end. Downstairs you can find mini-displays and a photo area...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DesertDweller32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cheese museum following just visited the Anne Frank museum. My friends and I really love cheese and thought it would be good to visit. The shop although small was very well layed out with many different delicious cheese and condiments. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So we wandered in here when we were passing and having already read the reviews knew not to expect too much. It is really just a cheese shop and if you venture down the stairs there are a few pictures on the wall and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 711jacn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very small place but comprehensively discusses how cheeses were made. It would be nice to put it in a bigger area where there is demonstration on how to make cheese. Nonetheless, the free taste on the different types of cheese was the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank florge w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I were looking for free things to do in Amsterdam and stumbled upon the cheese museum. With many free samples and a wide variety of cheese you are bound to end up buying some cheese to take with you. The cute little...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum whilst on a long weekend away in Amsterdam. Lots of cheese to sample which was like a dream for me! Knowledgable and friendly staff and a great photo opportunity for visitors in the ‘museum’ downstairs. Matea particularly stood out as nothing was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mrs1066
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just across a bridge from The Anne Frank Museum is this small museum. We were passing time prior to our entry tickets so headed in, you have to enter via the shop which has lots of different cheeses on offer to taste and then you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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956geraldines
15 March 2017|
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Response from Ioana_Zam | Reviewed this property |
In most cases the cheese you buy has a layer of wax, usually coloured (green, red, strong yellow, sometimes even blue) that you should take of before eating. It's role is to keep the cheese fresh for a longer period of time... More
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Jonathan B
28 September 2016|
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Response from derekb2345678 | Reviewed this property |
You can bring back any of the Dutch cheeses no problem.
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Melissa G
23 August 2016|
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Response from annilawrie | Reviewed this property |
It is free to enter
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