Museum de Heksenwaag
Museum de Heksenwaag

Museum de Heksenwaag - Oudewater

N 52.0233177 / E 4.8722715

Between the 16th and 18th centuries, numerous people were accused of witchcraft. In 1545 Oudewater was granted the unique right of Emperor Charles V to weigh witches on the city scale. They were weighed fairly and could prove their innocence. In this museum you can stand on the scale yourself. People all over the world come here to get their certificates. An interesting and fun way to get off during your cycling route!

Museum de Heksenwaag
Museum de Heksenwaag

Museum de Heksenwaag
Leeuweringerstraat 2
3421 AC Oudewater

Contact details
T: 0348-563400

Opening hours
Monday Closed
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

In July and August the museum is open every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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