Cheese Warehouse

The Cheese Warehouse is new to Woerden and unique in the Netherlands. This centre of taste and flavour is the place where everything about cheese comes together. Learn, watch, taste, and more! Nowhere in the Netherlands you will be able to get any closer to cheese than here in Woerden’s  very modern Cheese Warehouse.

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The thirties building at the Emmakade has been totally refurbisjed. Here you will get the chance to take a glimpse into the kitchen of the cheese makers. Observe the process, and discover the fine arts of cheese making, and learn how vendors store their cheeses. Young talented people are educated at the Cheese Academy. The Cheese Warehouse is also a museum. Discover the big secret of the cheese ripening process during your visit.


Tasting cheese is an extraordinary experience. A guide tells you the story of modern cheese making during a tour through the Cheese Warehouse. Find out how we make cheese, discover the virtual reality environment, dress up as a real cheese girl or a farmer, and capture your visit to the Woerden Cheese Warehouse in cool pictures! Make your visit a very special one!

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Visit the Cheese Warehouse
The Cheese Warehouse taste centre is open to visitors Monday to Saturday. The cheese making process is demonstrated every Saturday.

Guided tours
Take a guided tour, discover how we make cheese today, and become an expert in cheese weighing. Find out the big secret behind the cheese ripening process during your visit.

Farmer’s cheese mini tasting
Make you visit extra special and take part in a delicious mini tasting. Taste a variety of cheeses, and learn more about their differences. Tasted a very delicious cheese? You can buy your favourite kind in our shop. Minimum 2 persons per booking.

Workshop ‘Brew your own cheese’
Groups are welcome to book the workshop ‘Brew your workshop’ on any day. Individual visitors can participate on request on Saturdays. You will be experiencing the entire process of cheese making. The cheese maker tells you everything there is to know about this product. Want to know more? Ask the VVV Tourist office/TIP Woerden for more information and prices.

Cheese Warehouses packages

The new Woerden Cheese Warehouse provides individual visitors and groups with a unique chance to completely experience cheese, and with a very special glimpse behind the scenes of cheese making. Do a tour, and participate in cheese making workshops, and cheese tasting sessions. Combine your visit to the warehouse with visits to the Woerden Farmer’s market, the century-old Reypenaer Cheese Warehouse and the cheese farm. Please click  ‘packages’ for more information.

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For questions and/or bookings, please contact:

VVV Woerden (Tourist office)
Emmakade 6a
3441AJ, Woerden

Tel.: +31 348 745 492

Opening hours Cheese Warehouse (Kaaspakhuis):
Mon-Sat     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday       upon request

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Virtual Reality of the Chees Warehouse

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Cheese Warehouse Foundation

The Cheese Warehouse is founded and managed by the Cheese Warehouse Foundation.

Executive committee:
Hans Hoving (chairman), University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
Peter Bolijn, Zijerveld Cheese Unlimited
Gerard Menkveld, Rabobank
Daan Zwaneveld, Kalsbeek College (high school)

Coordination, projectmanager: Marieke van der Kleij  |  Mobile (cell) +31 6 22604500