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Kooijman Klompenmakerij

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Wooden Shoe Workshop 'de Zaanse Schans' offers a museum and wooden shoe making demonstration, free admission. Open year round.
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Kraaienest 4, 1509 AZ Zaandam, The Netherlands
+31 75 617 7121
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All reviews wooden shoes live demo amazed how clog making small museum for sale wooden clog free museum souvenir shop zaanse schans on display nice place to visit different types albert heijn clog shop worth a visit pair
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here while walking around the area and so glad that we did the wooden shoe museum was informative and then we were able to watch them make wooden shoes. Worth the stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Josh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never miss the Kooijman klompenmakerij visit when in the Netherlands. The entrance is free and expect to see the most beautiful shoes in the world. They are wooden shoes. Daily you have a clear and informative demo on how they prepare the shoes and at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rabih-SOUAID
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This place provides the regular demonstration of clogs production. There is a great choice of clogs to buy here. In the beginning there is an exhibition of models across time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PETR D
Reviewed 2 December 2018

This factory in Zaanse offers demonstrations on clogs making to visitors and entry to the shop cum factory is free of charge. It is quite interesting to see the show with a clog being cut from a piece of wood. This is also a souvenir...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Amazed at the different types of clogs in many different shapes for many different jobs. great history and the demonstration is definitely worth seeing. It was latein the day when we saw it and the young man doing it seemed bored but was still very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank noholdluggage
Reviewed 20 November 2018

this is the place you can find out all you want to know about clog making. very traditional and informative. they also give demonstration and sell clogs.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 14 November 2018

this is a shop with a little exposition and a little demonstration of making 'klompen'. Good for busses with old people.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed 9 November 2018

They take a block of wood and prepare wooden clogs right in front of you. You also get acquainted with the brief history of clogs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 8 November 2018

When you enter the this Wooden Shoe Workshop, you'll walk down a hallway where they display all types of clogs and their history. Then, you watch a live demo of how the shoes are made. What an amazing experience. The souvenir shop has so many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnaK_Beirut
Reviewed 7 November 2018

or, were made, as the manual labor is no longer needed for the fabrication. Still a good and enjoyable history lesson about the first safety shoes in the world.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Danny M
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