Opening hours

Summer season 1 April – 1 November

Days Times
Monday Only open from 11:00 - 17:00 in July and August.
Tuesday 11:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 – 17:00
Thursday 11:00 – 17:00
Friday 11:00 – 17:00
Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Sunday 11:00 – 17:00

Winter season 1 November - 1 April

Days Times
Monday Closed (open to groups by appointment only)
Tuesday Closed (open to groups by appointment only)
Wednesday Closed (open to groups by appointment only)
Thursday Closed (open to groups by appointment only)
Friday Closed (open to groups by appointment only)
Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Sunday 11:00 – 17:00

School holidays

The museum is usually closed on Mondays. However, in July and August, the museum is open every day from 11:00 – 17:00.

Additionally, the museum is open during the Christmas and spring holidays (central region).

Bank holidays

The museum is open on: Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Liberation Day, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday and Whit Monday.

The museum is closed on: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Carnival Saturday, King’s Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Oudewater was the only town in all of Europe to receive the privilege of an honest weighing process from Emperor Charles V. No one was ever condemned as a witch there.

Did you know that?

Weigh house directors were often corrupt and would declare a woman to be too light in exchange for a few gold coins.

Did you know that?

Weigh house directors were often corrupt and would declare a woman to be too light in exchange for a few gold coins.

Did you know that?

Weigh house directors were often corrupt and would declare a woman to be too light in exchange for a few gold coins.

Did you know that?

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If you wish to visit us with a group of six people or more, please send us an email info@heksenwaag.nl