Markt 35
2801 JK  Gouda

+31 (0) 182529996

Opening hours

23 March - 31 October Museum daily 12.00 - 17.00 h
Shop daily 10.00 - 17.00 h

Outside this season other opening hours apply. These can be found on the website. The museum may be temporarily closed when large parties are visiting.

This authentic building, designed in 1668 by architect Pieter Post, is also the location of the Gouda Tourist Information Office (VVV).

Notice regarding COVID-19
The Goudse Waag, cheese and crafts museum is open again! Voorlopig met aangepaste openingstijden: maandag t/m zondag 10.00 – 16.00 uur. Vooraf reserveren kan door te bellen of een mail te sturen. Er kan ook aan de balie in de Waag gereserveerd worden. 

The ground floor of the Goudse Waag was formerly used to weigh cheese. Today, the Goudse Waag houses the Cheese and Crafts Museum. Here, one can learn about the building’s history, the products weighed and traded, and how cheese is made. The ground floor is also the location of the Gouda Tourist Information Office.