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De Oude Bakkerij

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Small Museum with Big Collection

As we have only a few hours before we had to get in the boat to Enkhuizen, we took the chance to... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The old Bakery

I was struck by delight when I arrived at the old bakery. This is really nice museum. It shows you... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2016
ruud s
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The 'tastiest' museum in the Netherlands! In the museum you will see attributes and machines, which the baker used in his daily work. Most of these objects are still in use, but usually in a modernised form. The demonstrators use the old machines...more
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Nieuwstraat 8, 1671 BD, Medemblik, The Netherlands
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum based on the reviews online and though bit sceptical at first, we were very pleasantly surprised. There is a bakery where two bakers make fresh cookies and biscuits and the children are allowed to participate. There is also a chocolatier where...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Eric T
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful vacation at Netherlands, and the visit to De Oude Bakkerij was literally the worst experience of our trip. First of all, everything is in Dutch, and almost no one there understands English. Second, and much worse - the attitude. Once the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YaronAdler
BakkerijmuseumM, Eigenaar at De Oude Bakkerij, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

We feel sorry that your visit turned out te be so disappointing. But please tell the complete story. The group of children which were working with the marsepein had made a reservation to work with it. They also paid extra for the activity. The chocolatebaker...More

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum with not too many exhibits. A large part of the space is for tables to have coffee and baked goods. For kid it looks like it could be lots fun the participation and eating. The number of actual exhibit items...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank poodle2000
Reviewed September 15, 2016

As we have only a few hours before we had to get in the boat to Enkhuizen, we took the chance to visit this old bakery museum. The location is 5 minutes walk from the steam train station. It looks like a small museum but...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

The museum is small and exhibits are poorly presented. Neither adults nor kids in our group enjoyed it.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Camreviews
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I was struck by delight when I arrived at the old bakery. This is really nice museum. It shows you everything about baking in the old tradional way. You can look, feel, taste and join in too. In a small, tradional derorated, coffee room, they...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank ruud s
Reviewed November 9, 2015

This museum is really small. It shows some old tools and machines used in bakeries and for making chocolates. There is a movie about the history of bread, which is informative. I think they should include some of that old history in the museum. The...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a must of you're in the area. It used to belong to a baker who loved to collect baking and bakery items. Now it's a living museum/cookies store/bakery, with . demonstations, hands on experiences for children in decorating cookies, and more. However, this...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Cedricthegreat
Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

after going with the museum train a quick visit to the bakery is a nice treat. all fresh ingredients made right in front of you. friendly staff explaining with patience to the children about what they are doing.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Alrik K
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The museum is located in the center of Medemblik. It is actually a small museum and it's housed in a common house. But it is really worth visiting when you like to see a bakery from old times, or when you have younger kids. The...More

2  Thank miamol17
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