old holland sights and activities


Defence Line of Amsterdam

Fortwachter 1
2141 EE VIJFHUIZEN
The Defence Line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam) is a 135 km long ring of fortifications around Amsterdam made up of forts l...

The Edam Museum

Damplein 1 en 8
1135 BK EDAM
The Edam Museum is located in two historic buildings on the Damplein in Edam: the town hall and a former merchant’s home dating fr...

Marker Museum

Kerkbuurt 44 - 47
1156 BL MARKEN
This museum in Marken, a historic town north of Amsterdam, spans across six traditional houses. It offers a fascinating look into ...

Kaasboerderij de Jacobs Hoeve

Hoogedijk 8
1145 PM KATWOUDE
The Jacobs Hoeve is an authentic Dutch cheese farm situated near Volendam (only 20 minutes north of Amsterdam by road). The farm i...

Kooijman Souvenirs & Gifts BV

Kraaienest 3+4
1509 AZ ZAANDAM
Visit the wooden shoe workshop at the Zaanse Schans! See the clog makers at work in the workshop and learn about the history of wo...

Hollands Kaasmuseum

Waagplein 2
1811 JP ALKMAAR
Overlooking the world famous square Waagplein in Alkmaar, the Hollands Kaasmuseum has been the go-to spot for cheese ever since 19...

Zaanse Schans

Schansend 7
1509 AW ZAANDAM
With its traditional houses, windmills, warehouses and workshops, the historic village of Zaanse Schans offers a preserved glimpse...
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Zaans Museum & Verkade Pavilion

Schansend 7
1509 AW ZAANDAM
The Zaans Museum tells the story of daily life in the Zaan region over the centuries. The Zaan was one of the oldest industrial ar...