the Prinsengracht Canal and set within the city’s fashionable Jordaan district,
this delightful little museum is one of Amsterdam’s true gems. Boasting a huge array of traditional Dutch
cheeses, the Amsterdam Cheese Museum is an attraction not to be missed.
Jordaan district is an area renowned for its chic boutiques, fine dining
establishments and vast collection of must see sights and attractions,
including the charming Amsterdam Cheese Museum.
Located alongside the city’s majestic Prinsengracht Canal, opposite the
famous Anne Frank House, this cute museum is where you can sample a slice of Dutch
life. Holland is a country that is well-known
for its cheese production, a tradition which dates back over hundreds of years,
and is said to produce around 650 million kilos of it every year.
Amsterdam Cheese Museum is located within a typical canal side house and emits
a warm and welcoming ambiance which magically draws you in. In the window are the huge, circular blocks
of delicious cheese, just waiting to be sampled. Once inside, you are greeted by friendly
staff, dressed in authentic Dutch clothing, who astound you with their
knowledge and expertise.
around you are rows upon rows of mouth-watering cheeses, which range from the
popular Gouda and Edam to lesser known varieties such as the local delight Old
Amsterdam Cheese. Visitors are invited
to taste the cheeses and compare their different tastes and textures, helping
to make an informed decision as to which variety to purchase and take home to
share with family and friends over a good bottle of wine.
The Amsterdam Cheese Museum is open daily
between 10am and 6pm, with a cost of just 1 Euro to enter. The museum provides a fun way to discover the
fine selection of cheese that is available within Holland and is an experience
that is highly recommended. The museum
can be found at Prinsengracht 112, 1015 EA Amsterdam and can be contacted by
telephone or email – 0031-20 331 66 05 email@example.com.