Say Cheese at Woerden

Museums and Sights

Museums and Sights

The fortified town of Woerden, well worth a visit

After your visit to the cheese market you can drink a very tasty coffee, have lunch or shop in the lively heart of the town.  Would you rather take a walk or visit a museum?  There are several walks, through the Woerden Guild, showing the history of the town.  Pass by the tourist office (TIP) at Maulmansweg 27, the town centre for all possibilities.  For example the cheese museum in Bodegraven, the “City Museum” or the old monumental cheese warehouse of Reypenaer.

City Museum Woerden

In this atmospheric town museum is a vast collection of Green Heart landscapes from the Haagse School and work from important Woerden artists.  One part is decorated showing the Roman roots of Woerden.  Each year there is a charging town/region exhibition.  The museum has for children from 8 to 12 years – nice guests available.  Look for more information the City Museum Woerden web site.

The Woerden Historical Cheese Warehouse

The more than 100 year old warehouse on the “Oude Rijn” in Woerden is a very special place.  For a long time cheese from Reypenaer is matured here in a traditional way.  A cheese tasting is then the perfect way to discover the taste of Reypenaer cheese.  Look for more information on the Reypenaer site.

Bodegraven Cheese Museum

Here you can find out everything about the making of cottage cheese.  You see what materials are used and what – at each phase of the process is involved.  Look for more information on the Woerden website.

Woerden Castle

Knights and damsels, nobles and commoners ……………

In the fantastic Woerden Castle you find yourself in the middle ages.  In the castle vaults you find your origins back and there are continuous beautiful exhibitions of imposing photography.  Look for more information on the Woerden Castle and Woerden Guild websites.  Are you searching for more experience of the history or Woerden?  Check out