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Nelis' Dutch Village, Holland
(3.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Stop and smell the Gouda cheese at Nelis' Dutch Village, which brings to life the olden days of the Netherlands. Built according to typical Dutch architecture with a network of canals, the village provides insight into what life was like in an earlier time in the lowlands country. Try some clogs on for size (you can watch them being made at the wooden shoe factory) or take part in a traditional Dutch klompen dancing lesson. You'll have the opportunity to watch a demonstration on the making of Delft blue pottery, and learn about cheesemaking with the chance to sample some delicious Dutch cheeses. You can dress up in Dutch costumes in the Kolean museum and enjoy a ride on the windmill-themed Ferris wheel. Work out when and for how long to visit Nelis' Dutch Village and other Holland attractions using our handy Holland itinerary builder.
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  • Most people bring their kids here, but for my family it was a group of 6 adults and no kids. Be sure to pick up a schedule of events & demonstrations on the way in. Don't miss the Dutch dancers & the ...  more »
  • This old village is fantastic. It portrays life like it was in Old Country. Good shade, The area around it is also great. Wooden shoe factory, dutch dancing, It is also close to Lake Michigan so you c...  more »
  • Dutch theme park. Little boring, but nice way to kill a couple hours. Best for the very young or very old. Petting zoo is nice for young, along with a couple small rides. Best part is the Dutch Dancer...  more »