In the old days, this is where cheeses were weighed, today, it’s a museum where you can taste cheese, along with a glass of wine, if you fancy. And downstairs, in the museum shop, you can buy all sorts of original cheese-related souvenirs. Don’t forget to check out the relief in the façade of this characteristic building (designed by Pieter Post).

Markt 35, 2801 JK Gouda, www.goudsewaag.nl