Cheese Factory Volendam

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  • 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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Cheese Factory Volendam, Volendam Reviews

  • Great factory and great cheese! Visited the factory whilst on the country side tour. Had a short presentation about the making of the cheese and all the different kinds of traditional gouda cheese. People working there definitely know their cheese! The cheese shop there is also great with a variety of deals and types of cheeses to taste.

  • Take a break from the bustle of tourists and escape to this lovely cheese museum with free entry. The whole cheese-making process is shared in life-sized as well as miniature exhibitions. Friendly and welcoming staff. Good cheese on sale before you leave.

  • The cheese is very good and tasty. My favorite was the smoked cheese. The place was clean. And at the lower level a interesting talk about cheese making was presented by a traditional dressed Dutch lady 😁

  • Lovely selection of cheese, however the tour is not very comprehensive, mostly comprising of a 5 minute talk about the generic process for cheese making

  • Awesome place. Lovely explanation of how cheese is done, cheese tasting and cheese for sale at reasonable prices.

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