Cheese Factory Volendam

Currently Open [Closes at 06:30 pm]
  • Address: Haven 25, 1131 EP Volendam, Netherlands
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +31-299350479
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Factory

Cheese Factory Volendam - Review

The Dutch have a firm love affair with their cheese. This museum and factory exhibits the history, evolution and current production methods of Dutch cheese. There are three sections to the tour:

  • Museum: Located in the basement, this room explores the discovery of cheese 6000 years ago, and traditional cheese making methods through historical artefacts and photographs.
  • Factory: An expert will take you through the whole sequence of steps by which tonnes of milk are daily processed into cheese of different flavours - lactic acid, curd stage, brine bath and ripening.
  • Tasting: After an explanation of the ripening process, you will learn to identify between different scents, flavours and structures of cheese.

There's also a movie on cheese making that runs on a loop. The staff is super friendly. And at the end of it all, you can of course by your own cheese before you leave.

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  • Cheese Factory Volendam Address: Haven 25, 1131 EP Volendam, Netherlands
  • Cheese Factory Volendam Contact Number: +31-299350479
  • Cheese Factory Volendam Timing: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm
  • Cheese Factory Volendam Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Cheese Factory Volendam(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cheese Factory Volendam: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Volendam include Cheese Factory Volendam in their plan

  • 73.65% of people start their Cheese Factory Volendam visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Cheese Factory Volendam

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92.02% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cheese Factory Volendam

People normally club together Roompot Vakanties Marinapark Volendam and Foto De Boer while planning their visit to Cheese Factory Volendam.

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  • Extreamly friendly and helpful. The small insight to how the cheese is made was very interesting. I got 4 pounds of cheese to bring home and had no issues on the plane.

  • I rarely eat cheese in Indonesia, but this place is fantastic! They have a lot of cheese and feel free to taste their cheese sample. They even had the Truffle cheese sample! Their price also reasonable and had good packaging for souvenirs. My favorite of course is truffle product, their truffle mayonnaise and trufle cheese spread only cost €3.95, and dont forget to try their smoked cheese. If you bring a young children you can take them to see farm animals outside the shop (like goat, chicken & sheep)

  • Good to learn how they make cheese.Bit of marketing involved rather than an experience,Nevertheless it is free and if you could spend half of an hour it won’t be a waist

  • Tourist cheese making factory if you like that kind of thing it's nice otherwise walk on.

  • Terrific range of cheeses to try and buy. An informative tour of the factory is available.

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