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Great history

The museum is self guided but there is plenty of information in the guide book. Take your time... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Margie P
Fun tea time at new Maria's Tea House, part of Scholte Museum

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a selection of tea (dutch tea selection: lemon, cinnamon, green tea... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Chico, California
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Aug 27, 2018
“Great history”
Jul 29, 2018
“Fun tea time at new Maria's Tea House, part of Scholte Museum”
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The museum is self guided but there is plenty of information in the guide book. Take your time there is a lot to see and read.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margie P
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My girlfriend and I enjoyed a selection of tea (dutch tea selection: lemon, cinnamon, green tea, mint, etc) and a selection of cookies/sweets (almond banket, ginger cookies, chocolate klompen) from the local bakeries at newly established Maria's Tea Room as part of the Scholte House...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank t0mmytraveler
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We didn't take a tour of the house, but we did roam the gardens for free. They were beautifully maintained and it appears they are adding on. Plenty of shade/benches to sit and have a treat or read a book. Would be perfect for those...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Wolfeaj
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The house of "dominee" (pastor) Scholte (built mid 19th century) and his family is worth a visit. The guided tour will help you to discover the history of this versatile man and of the house, in which family members continued to live until the end...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WStatesTraveler
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a great house to visit to learn about the origins of Pella and how it was planned by Mr Scholte. We were visiting at Tulip Festival time and were lucky to have the great great grand daughter giving a guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Christine G
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Knowledgable descendants will take you through this home and give you a glimpse into one of the founding father's life.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jandsand
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Yes this is history of a family that lived there. It cost ten dollars each for us to go through it. Since it was during Tulip Festival time, it was a little crowded and so we were at the end of a line of people...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The flowers are worth the time. They have a new experience called Marie's Tea which is located in the Museum. Reservations are needed but ir was wonderful. We went on an off day (Monday) and went before Tulip Time and are glad we did. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank slsteward
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I love going to Pella around April-May where all the tulips are up. They usually have this Pella Tulip Time festival where there are parades in the afternoon and evenings. Shows, singing and dancing showcasing the Dutch heritage. By the famous square, they also have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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