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Woodenshoefactory on the isle land of Marken
Kets 52, 1156 AX Marken, The Netherlands
+31 299 601 250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overwhelming amount of clogs! Great/fun store & really enjoyed getting to see the demonstration on how the clogs are made. Impressed by how many languages the guide knew to tell about making the shoes!

Thank AnzaLen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss the clog maker when you tour Marken in the Netherlands. One of the main reasons to visit here, they give a demonstration of how clogs are made and give a really good orientation to how the clogs are used by so many people....More

Thank glenuehlein
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Liked watching making of a wooden shoe. The presenter made it very interesting. The shop adjacent had lovely exhibition of shoes - though but expensive. Souvenirs were great. Recommend.

Thank Jayashree R
Reviewed 11 June 2018

It was quite an interesting and educative experience to see how a block of wood is transformed into a wooden shoe on the special purpose wooden working lathe machines which shape and a separate machine hollows it. The lady giving the commentary was also a...More

Thank travellerIndian
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here and the demonstration to see how clogs are made. The store has so many types of clogs, a "shoe tree" outside, and a large Clog for picture taking. This is a must see when visiting Marken.

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We were on a day tour to Edam, Volendam, Marken and Zaanse Schans, and the Clog Experience was part of the tour. We got to see how they are made, and that they have to “cure”. You can try on wooden shoes to find out...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I'm an italian girl, but I decided to write the report in English to make sure that more people could read it. It's an amazing experience: there is a really funny man who explain how they used to do the typical holland clog. It's really...More

Thank Rachele M
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We stopped in here as an item on our guided tour list. It's very tourist-oriented, but at the same time, they do have some of the antique equipment still in use and the demonstration was well worth the stop. If you have already decided that...More

Thank canuckshutterbug
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

On tour we visited the Clog Experience seeing how they are now made using modern day equipment. The person who took the demonstration was very informative with the end product made whilst we watched being passed around the audience. The shop was full of all...More

Thank Ajohnst4
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This was a stop on our Best of Holland tour. The guy giving the presentation was super funny and kept everyone engaged. Very cool demonstration that doesn’t take much more than 6 or 7 minutes. You’ve got to pay close attention to the process as...More

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