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Nelis' Dutch Village

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My husband and I had some time to kill in the area and decided to wander around here. I enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monroe, Michigan
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We visited on a rainy Monday afternoon. The park itself was closed, but the shops were open. It... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Poor4%
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A visit to Nelis' Dutch Village is like a step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago on a day when a festival came to town. Watch old Dutch craft demonstrations and Dutch klompen dancers. Taste 22 kinds of Dutch cheeses, beautiful Dutch...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
12350 James St, Holland, MI 49424-8613
+1 616-396-1475
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 August 2011

After just arrived from the Netherlands and to visit the US for the first time,I went to Holland Village with the Dutch originated family of my godchild. I felt as if I was back in The Netherlands. My adaptation to the large scale building of...More

5  Thank Gert R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 July 2013

I have witnessed several times at Dutch Village the presence of animal abuse by children who are visiting the establishment. I have already complained of it several times to staff and by emailing the owner, but I saw it again today. When I relayed this...More

9  Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit pricey in my opinion. We were two female adults. It was the the Dutch presentations which we were disappointed in, and he old world presentations were very small. The shops were ok, but overall experience eh.....maybe if we had kids it would have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew the park would not be open, but we decided to check out the shops. The wood shoe shop was very interesting. You could get a pair in just about any size. They also had a cheese shop with samples available. There were several...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here on a weekend in September and the weather was quite nice, so we were looking for an outside activity. This place was very busy so we decided to check it out. I was surprised that it was so pricey for what you were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had some time to kill in the area and decided to wander around here. I enjoyed the little shop and especially the information at the demonstrations (the weigh station with the witch hunt information was the best!) However overall I think...More

Thank konan09
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This village doesn't look like much, but we had a great time. Fun old school rides like the swings, carousel and ferris wheel were a hit with my kids ages 6-12. We were there on a rainy day so it was not crowded at all....More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We visited on a rainy Monday afternoon. The park itself was closed, but the shops were open. It was a bit confusing how to get into the different shops. We went to some, but could not figure out how to access the others. We watched...More

Thank AbraCadabra2
Reviewed 9 October 2018

It takes about 2 hours at a leisurely pace to explore this place. Great for all but especially with young children as it gives exposure to a new culture and enhance understanding .

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Setting up for an event, owner was very nice and personable. Would recommend for a we send family visit!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 September 2018

For the kids there is a scavenger hunt and if they finish it they get free candy.They also get a pass to make a free dutch cookie with tastes amazing!If you are looking for a fun place to go, Nelis' Dutch Village is the place...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

My daughter and I went for the long weekend and it was fantastic. Beautiful and peaceful. They have done a great job and very happy we went.

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Chelsea B
13 July 2018|
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Response from Robert P | Reviewed this property |
I believe adults are 10$. Children of course less
30 May 2018|
Response from DVBurgemeester | Property representative |
Please visit our website and click on Hours and Admission. But yes, every day until Labor Day now.
19 April 2018|
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Response from DVBurgemeester | Property representative |
Of course!