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Weegschaal Museum

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Charming small museum in 1615 historic house;"a world of scales"

Scales in all sizes and shapes are the subject of this charming small museum.The museum is located... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
bas k
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
If you want to know all about weight and length, and even more

Very interesting museum. Not big in size, but loaded with interesting stuff. And presented in a... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2016
Piet C
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NL
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Oct 11, 2017
“Charming small museum in 1615 historic house;"a world of scales"”
Apr 25, 2016
“If you want to know all about weight and length, and even more”
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Turfpoortstraat 27, 1411 ED Naarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Scales in all sizes and shapes are the subject of this charming small museum.The museum is located in a small historic house "Het Spaanse Huis" dating from 1615.This house was build in 1615 after the Spanish burned the former house in 1572 and killed the...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Very interesting museum. Not big in size, but loaded with interesting stuff. And presented in a nice way. In an old, historical building that has its own history. A must see when you visit Naarden!

Thank Piet C
Reviewed August 28, 2015

You could easily walk past this museum in Naarden, but you shouldn't. The people that run this place really enjoy company and know a lot about engagement, telling a story and entertaining you. Don't go in when it's crowded or when you are in a...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a very nice museum for young and old. You get a tour which can be both in Dutch and English on weighing scales but also on different other aspects on measuring and weighing in the scope of the history including the role of...More

Thank RuurdvanElburg
Reviewed July 20, 2014

This museum is interesting. The town is adorable. Definately visit for quirky history but also meander around town. Take the little trolley car tour, visit the windmill, shop at the butcher, baker or veggie market. Or sit in the outdoor square and watch the kids...More

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed April 15, 2014

The owner Rene has collected weights and scales from all over the world and has them displayed in an historic building in Naarden Vesting - the Spanshuis - formerly a bakery for Napoleon's troops who occupied Naarden. Take the guided tour if you can.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed February 21, 2014

I was walking around Naarden yesterday, disappointed that this museum was closed except on weekends until the Spring and I ran into one of the proprietors of the shop. He invited us in and gave us the full tour of the museum. When I looked...More

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