Nice museum to visit, also with kids. The witches scales. The scales are in the public weigh house, a Renaissance building with a stepped gable and brick mosaic tympanums. In the 16C, women suspected of witchcraft were brought here from afar to be weighed in the presence of the bourgmestre: if their…
THE place in the Dark Ages where you could proof not to be a witch, without having to drown or burn first. At "de Heksenwaag" you can still get your weightcertificate to proof you are to heavy to fly!
I have heard this is a really nice museum and also the town Oudewater is really worth a visit. The old citycentre is very cosy and pittoresk. Canoeing in Oudewater is also very beautiful.
“Omdat in deze omgeving de hennepteelt en de fabricage van touw van groot belang was van voor de welvaart van de streek.”
“This place has surprising great food and huge portions, is well-priced, and is staffed by persons with disabilities so your money is supporting a good cause. Great ambiance as well.”
“I woudn't eat the food here, but they have drinks and it's great to sit in their patio and watch the sunset.”
“Very decent food in the historical centre of 'Oudewater' a small village, nice drive up there! ”