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2022 - Cheese Museum and Cheese Market

Explore the Dutch city of cheese

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What's included

  • Admission e-ticket to Cheese Museum
  • Off-peak day return train and tram ticket from any station in the Netherlands to Alkmaar Station

2022 - Cheese Museum and Cheese Market

Discover the dutch city of cheese: Alkmaar.

From the cow to cheese

Overlooking the world famous square Waagplein in Alkmaar, the Cheese Museum has been the go-to spot for cheese. Housed within a monumental building, the museum has a unique collection of historical artefacts. Learn more about the making of cheese, the world famous cheese market and rural life in the Dutch countries. At set times, interactive presentations are being held at the 'theatre' of the museum. Children have their own section with interactive games and videos, and can enjoy the specially laid out scavenger hunt.

Travelling during Off-peak hours

The Off-Peak day return ticket is only valid during off-peak hours, i.e. weekdays before 06:30, between 09:00 and 16:00, and after 18:30. At weekends and all day on public holidays. The Off-Peak day return ticket is not valid on King’s Day (27 April). 

Traditional cheese market

Back on the Waagplein? Shopping is done in the Old City, where you can buy clothes, coffee and a delicious lunch.


Special terms and conditions

  • Cheese Museum tickets are available until January 31, 2023.
  • E-tickets are valid until January 31, 2023.
  • Promotion includes a Off-peak day return e-ticket to Alkmaar Station.
  • Valid from 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday; all day Saturday and Sunday and not valid on King's Day, April 27.
  • Valid on NS, Arriva, Breng, Connexxion, Veolia and Syntus trains and buses.
  • Not valid on Thalys train Amsterdam-Paris, not valid on Eurostar, valid with an Intercity Direct supplement between Schiphol and Rotterdam & ICE International.
  • Tickets cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. No refunds.

Useful information

Address:

Waagplein 2 1811 JP Alkmaar

Opening hours:

Cheese Museum Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00 Sunday: 13:00 to 16:00 Please note: Only open on Saturday in the months January and February Cheese Market Tuesday 19:00 – 21:00 (only in the month July and August) Friday 10:00 – 13:00 (till 30th September)

Location:

Alkmaar

More details:

2022 - Cheese Museum and Cheese Market website

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