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Amsterdam Cheese Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 19:00
Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Good Cheese

This place is not much of a museum, it is just a very good cheese "shop". The "museum" is just a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
ThiBRtravel
Busy spot to catch the true heart of Amsterdam

Had a great time checking out the museums around this part of town ... lunch by the canal was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carrieanna E
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Prinsengracht 112, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great time checking out the museums around this part of town ... lunch by the canal was beautiful followed by the Ann frank museum.. brilliant day so much fun ..

Thank Carrieanna E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We're a 'cheesy' family, so when we saw Amsterdam had a cheese museum it was on our must stop list. Assuming it was what I would call a 'proper' museum we were all disappointed to find it to be a cheese shop in a tiny...More

Thank Corrine R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is not so much a museum but rather a shop disguised as a museum. Nicely done tho but a little confusing

Thank jacob197807
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great store where you could sample all the cheese. So many cheeses to taste and so good. I really enjoyed this place. If you go to the basement, there is some clothing that you can put on for a picture. A little...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Purchased our most cherished souvenirs here although they were short lived as they were so delicious! Upstairs: excellent shop, many free samples & welcoming/knowledgeable staff. Downstairs: Cheese museum. Very informative about the history, the industry, the process, tools used, what makes the cheese special et...More

Thank Bill_Lee_Boy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small place that tells you about the process of making cheese and giving you some funny facts about the history too. You can eat some cheese too and you don’t have pay to visit. But on your way out you can get convinced to...More

Thank KiraTeder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would rate this a more of a really nice cheese shop near the Anne Frank Museum. But it does have a small museum so it could be called a Museum Shop

Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

More of a shop than a museum, but there is an exhibit in the basement. There are A LOT of samples to try and the staff is very friendly and helpful. If you are early for your Anne Frank tickets this is a great stop...More

Thank jasonbI1618NZ
Reviewed 2 October 2018

After our visit to Anne Frank House, we visited the Tulip and Cheese Museums. Both museums are about 160 meters away from Anne Frank House on the other side of the canal. The “museum” is also a retail outlet for cheese. There are a lot...More

3  Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This place is not much of a museum, it is just a very good cheese "shop". The "museum" is just a tiny basement with few cheese related equipment. But the cheese they offer are very good. So many varieties of good cheese. The staff in...More

Thank ThiBRtravel
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quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
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956geraldines
16 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 Derek B | 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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